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Adrenal

Adrenal gland: Cortisone or cortisol is produced by the outer, or cortex (shown at right) area).

Cortisol is one of the Counter-Regulatory hormones responsible for raising blood glucose levels. The glucosteroids shown on this page can also raise bg's when they are prescribed for a pet with diabetes.

Common GlucosteroidsEdit

Many people are familiar with the use of cortisone for medical conditions such as allergies/asthma, arthritis, and poison ivy. Glucocorticoid hormones (glucosteroids) are given in drug form for their anti-inflammatory properties. Some medications that are glucosteroids are:


Steroids are dispensed in many different ways-they can be given as oral or injected medications, rubbed on the skin (topical), for eye (opthalmic) and ear (otic) use as ointments or drops, and inhaled. Here are some common ones and their patient information sheets:

Topical (skin)-common brand names:Edit

Opthalmic (eyes) with antibiotics-common brand names:Edit

Opthalmic (eyes)--common brand names:Edit

Otic (ears)-with antibiotic(s)-common brand names:Edit

Otic (ears)-common brand names:Edit

Inhalers--common brand name:Edit

Oral & Injectable--generic and brand names:Edit

Anabolic SteroidsEdit

Strength and Duration of SteroidsEdit

Many synthetic glucocorticoids have been created whose potency is greater than that of cortisone/hydrocortisone. [115] The changes in these synthetics can mean longer duration and also less unwanted side effects such as water and sodium retention. [116] The standard to which they are all compared is hydrocortisone which has been given the value of 1.


ReferencesEdit

  1. Corticosteroids. Drugs.com.
  2. Prednisone Tablets. Medi-Vet.com.
  3. Prednisolone Tablets. Medi-Vet.com.
  4. Dexamethasone--Azium. 1-800PetMeds.com.
  5. Generic Dexamethasone Injection. Medi-Vet.com.
  6. Animax--Different Brand Name for Panalog-type Product. 1-800PedMeds.com.
  7. Panalog Cream. 1-800PetMeds.com.
  8. Vetalog/Panalog. Petplace.com.
  9. -Methylprednisolone--Medrol. 1-800PetMeds.com.
  10. Methylprednisolone Tablets. Medi-Vet.com.
  11. Topical Steroids Potency Chart. National Psoriasis Foundation.
  12. Topical Corticosteroids Patient Information Sheet. Drs. Foster & Smith.
  13. Genesis Topical Spray. MediVet.com.
  14. Genesis Topical Spray. 1-800 PetMeds.
  15. Fort Dodge Reintroduces Panalog. Vet Product Forum.
  16. Panalog-discontinued. 1-800-PedMeds.
  17. Animax--Different Brand Name for Panalog-type Product. 1-800PedMeds.com.
  18. Corti-Care Spray. 1-800PetMeds.com.
  19. Corti-Care Lotion. 1-800PetMeds.com.
  20. Corti-Care Shampoo. 1-800PetMeds.com.
  21. Dermigard Hydrocortisone Spray. 1-800PetMeds.com.
  22. Dermigard Medicated Shampoo. 1-800PetMeds.com.
  23. Cortispray. Medi-Vet.com.
  24. GentaVed Topical Spray. Medi-Vet.com.
  25. Resi-CORT Leave-On Lotion. Medi-Vet.com.
  26. Resi-CORT Zymox Topical Wipes with Hydrocortisone. Medi-Vet.com.
  27. Zymox Topical Spray with Hydrocortisone. MediVet.com.
  28. Zymox Topical Cream with Hydrocortisone. Medi-Vet.com.
  29. Fuciderm gel. NOAH Compendium-UK.
  30. Tritop. 1-800 PetMeds.
  31. Mometamax. 1-800 PetMeds.
  32. Momenasone furoate. Wikipedia.
  33. Mometasone. MedicineNet.
  34. Gentosin Topical Spray. 1-800-PetMeds.
  35. Excel Hydrocortisone Spray. 1-800 PetMeds.
  36. Excel Hydrocortisone Shampoo. 1-800 PetMeds.
  37. Betagen. 1-800 PetMeds.
  38. Steroid/Antibiotic Eye Medications. Petplace.com.
  39. Neobacimyx-H. Annehurst vet.
  40. Antibiotic & Corticosteroid Opthalmic Patient Information Sheet. Drs. Foster & Smith.
  41. Vetropolycin HC-Photo of Package Label. Moore vet. Archived from the original on 2013-06-24.
  42. BNP With Hydrocortisone. 1-800PetMeds.com.
  43. Cortisporin. Petplace.com.
  44. NeoDecadron. Petplace.com.
  45. Trioptic S. Petplace.com.
  46. Neo-Predef. Petplace.com.
  47. Neo-Poly-Dex. Drs. Foster & Smith.
  48. Medication Sheet--note there's no information re: diabetes and corticosteroids. Drs. Foster & Smith.
  49. Neopolydex Ophthalmic. 1-800 PetMeds.
  50. Prednisolone Acetate Ophthalmic Suspension. 1-800 PetMeds.
  51. Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Ophthalmic Solution. 1-800 PetMeds.
  52. Prednisone Sodium Phosphate Ophthalmic Solution. 1-800PetMeds.
  53. Decadron--Dexamethasone. 1-800PetMeds.com.
  54. Pred Forte. 1-800PetMeds.com.
  55. Corticosteroid Opthalmic Patient Information Sheet. Drs. Foster & Smith.
  56. Inflamase Forte. 1-800PetMeds.com.
  57. Otomax-Photo of Tube. Archived from the original on 2013-06-24.
  58. Otomax. 1-800 PetMeds.
  59. Tresaderm. 1-800PetMeds.com.
  60. Tresaderm. Medi-Vet.com.
  61. Tresaderm/Mintezol. Petplace.com.
  62. Zymox With Hydrocortisone. 1-800PetMeds.com.
  63. Tritop. 1-800 PetMeds.
  64. DVMax. Medi-Vet.
  65. GentaVed Otic. Medi-Vet.
  66. Aurizon. NOAH Compendium-UK.
  67. Canaural. NOAH Compendium-UK.
  68. Surolan. NOAH Compendium-UK.
  69. Cortisporin Otic. Drugs.com.
  70. Animax. 1-800 PetMeds.
  71. Mometamax. 1-800 PetMeds.
  72. Momenasone furoate. Wikipedia.
  73. Mometasone. MedicineNet.
  74. Mometamax. Intervet.
  75. Synotic Otic Solution. Medi-Vet.com.
  76. Corticosteroid Inhaler Patient Information Sheet. Drs. Foster & Smith.
  77. Solu-Delta-Cortef-Photo of Vial Label. Archived from the original on 2013-06-24.
  78. Prednistab--Prednisolone. 1-800PetMeds.com.
  79. PLT Tablets. NOAH Compendium-UK.
  80. Prednicare Tablets. NOAH Compendium-UK.
  81. Temaril-P. Drugs.com.
  82. Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate--Generic Label Photo. Moore vet. Archived from the original on 2013-06-24.
  83. Dexamethasone Tablets--Generic Package Label. Moore vet. Archived from the original on 2013-06-24.
  84. Azium--Dexamethasone. 1-800PetMeds.com.
  85. Decadron--Dexamethasone. 1-800PetMeds.com.
  86. Dexaject--Photo of Vial Label. Archived from the original on 2013-06-24.
  87. Dexadreson. NOAH Compendium-UK.
  88. Dexafort. NOAH Compendium-UK-.
  89. Voren 14. NOAH Compendium-UK.
  90. Voren Suspension. NOAH Compendium-UK.
  91. Rapidexon. NOAH Compendium-UK.
  92. Prednisone. 1-800 PetMeds.
  93. Sterapred--Prednisone. 1-800PetMeds.com.
  94. Deltasone--Prednisone. 1-800PedMeds.com.
  95. Methylprednisolone. 1-800 PetMeds.
  96. Depo-Medrol--Photo of Vial Label. Moore vet. Archived from the original on 2013-06-24.
  97. Depo-Medrol. Medi-Vet.com.
  98. Medrol Tablets. Medi-Vet.com.
  99. Methylprednisolone/Medrol/Depo-Medrol. Petplace.com.
  100. Medrone V. NOAH Compendium-UK.
  101. Solu-Medrone V. NOAH Compendium-UK.
  102. Depo-Medrone V. NOAH Compendium-UK.
  103. Cortalon. 1-800PedMeds.com.
  104. Oral & Injected Corticosteroid Patient Information Sheet. Drs. Foster & Smith.
  105. Vetalog Tablets--Labeling. Moore vet. Archived from the original on 2013-06-24.
  106. Triamtabs--Triamcinolone. 1-800 PedMeds.
  107. Desoxycorticosterone/Pericorten-V. Petplace.com.
  108. About Pericorten-V. Novartis Animal Health.
  109. Drugs Affecting Appetite. Merck Veterinary Manual.
  110. Winstrol/Stanozolol. Rx List.
  111. Androl-50/Oxymethalone. Rx List.
  112. Anabolic Steroids-Anapolon-50. Drugs.com.
  113. Durabolin/Deca-Durabolin/Durabolin-50/Nandrolone, etc.. Drugs.com.
  114. Oxandrin/Oxandrolone. Drugs.com.
  115. Glucocorticoid. Wikipedia.
  116. Maddison, Jill (2009). Corticosteroids-Friend or Foe?. WSAVA.
  117. Maddison, Jill (2009). Corticosteroids-Friend or Foe?. WSAVA.
  118. Glucocorticoid. Wikipedia.
  119. Tritop. 1-800 PetMeds.
  120. Mometamax. Intervet.
  121. Maddison, Jill (2009). Corticosteroids-Friend or Foe?. WSAVA.


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