What are the potential complications of corticosteroid in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)?

Updated: Apr 10, 2020
  • Author: William A Rowe, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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The potential complications of corticosteroid use include fluid and electrolyte abnormalities, osteoporosis, avascular bone necrosis, peptic ulcers, cataracts, glaucoma, neurologic and endocrine dysfunctions, infectious complications, and occasional psychiatric disorders (including psychosis).

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