Conditions that Require Additional Development

 

Disorders secondary to prednisone treatment

 

        Cataracts

        Glaucoma

        Visual acuity changes

        Diabetes Mellitus

        Osteoporosis

        Osteopenia

        Gastric reflux

        Peptic ulcers

        Elevated blood pressure

        Elevated cholesterol

        Abnormal lipid profiles

        Sleep disorders

        Weight gain

        Myopathy, dermal atrophy

        Increased intracranial pressure

 

Other disorders

 

        Oral thrush and other fungal infections secondary to inhaled steroids, immunosuppression

        Folic acid depletion secondary to Methotrexate

        Infections due to immunosuppression (bacterial and viral)

        Post-herpetic neuralgia secondary to Herpes Zoster

        Flare due to immunosuppression