Which medications in the drug class Corticosteroids are used in the treatment of Cutaneous Cholesterol Emboli?

Updated: Apr 12, 2021
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Corticosteroids

Corticosteroids have anti-inflammatory properties and cause profound and varied metabolic effects. They modify body's immune response to diverse stimuli and reduce vascular inflammation.

Prednisone (Deltasone, Orasone, Meticorten)

Prednisone is an anti-inflammatory agent that suppresses the function of inflammatory cells and stabilizes lysosomal membranes.

Methylprednisolone (Medrol, Solu-Medrol)

Methylprednisolone is an anti-inflammatory agent that suppresses the function of inflammatory cells and stabilizes lysosomal membranes.


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