Which medications in the drug class Glucocorticoids are used in the treatment of Bicipital Tendonitis?

Updated: Nov 21, 2018
  • Author: Britt A Durham, MD; Chief Editor: Sherwin SW Ho, MD  more...
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Glucocorticoids

Glucocorticoids stimulate synthesis of enzymes that decrease inflammatory responses and suppress the immune system.

Methylprednisolone (Depo-Medrol)

Methylprednisolone is a potent, intermediate-acting glucocorticoid, which has no mineralocorticoid activity. A useful anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant agent.


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