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Steroids

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

Mechanisms of Action
Steroids alter the synthesis of proteins therefore alter:

  • Chemotaxis,
  • Metabolism
  • Expression (hormones, mediators).

Pharmacological Actions

Cortisol (hormone)
Corticosteroid (drug)
Anti-inflammatory effects,
Provide glucose to the brain,
Effects immuno-modulators,
Effects on carbohydrate
Effects on carbohydrate
Effects on lipids,
Effects on lipids,
Effects on protein
Effects on protein
Metabolic,
Effects on the brain
Cardiac effects.

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