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WEANING AN AUTOIMMUNE PATIENT OFF OF PREDNISONE CONT

QUESTION: Granulomatosis Polyangitis: What is your experience with helping patients wean off of Prednisone when appropriate? I have a 43 yo Caucasian female diagnosed with granulomatosis polyangitis (aka Wegener’s Granulomatosis). Her main issues are related to her respiratory system. There is a scar tissue formation issue in her trachea and as more scar tissue forms, the more …

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CORTICOID EFFECT ON TSH CONT

The corticoid effect on TSH is one of those non-linear processes in corticoid pharmacology. The data, and one of the best papers on this is a 2009 review [PMC2784889] shows that there is a dose at which TSH can be lowered – BUT there are a few mitigating factors: 1- the use of physiologic hydrocortisone …

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