Corticosteroids can be extremely beneficial in decreasing inflammation and allergic reactions. In part two of this two-part FAQ video, Dr. Rebecca Manno and Vicky Ruffing, RN-BC answer frequently asked questions about corticosteroids.
Rebecca Manno, MD, MHS
Corticosteroids – Frequently Asked Questions p.1
Corticosteroids – The Bad
While corticosteroids are a great tool for decreasing inflammation and allergic reactions, some patients may experience side effects. It is important to communicate with your doctor about any negative effects that you may experience. In this video, Dr. Rebecca Manno explains what to look out for while taking corticosteroids.
Corticosteroids – The Good
There are many benefits to taking corticosteroids for arthritis pain, and they can be prescribed in administered in several ways: oral, intravenous (IV), topical, inhaled, or injection. In this video, Dr. Rebecca Manno explains what corticosteroids are, how they’re prescribed, and the benefits of taking them.