Measures that do not involve specific drugs are also recommended
Your doctor may prescribe a specific diet. It should not be too restrictive and will be adapted for each patient’s specific case.
In the case of long-term corticosteroid therapy, please make sure your eyes are regularly checked.
Blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol and triglycerides levels are regularly monitored in patients undergoing long-term corticosteroid therapy. If hypertension, diabetes or increased in lipid levels arise, your doctor can prescribe appropriate diet or treatment.
A discontinuation of cortisone therapy is usually very gradual to minimize the risk of adrenal insufficiency.