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Corticosteroids are widely prescribed worldwide. It is estimated that, at any point of time, about 1% of the general population is receiving oral corticosteroids.

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Results of the online questionnaire

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Use of systemic corticosteroids in France

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Corticosteroids and infections

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Budesonide for Crohn disease

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Corticosteroids and sciatica

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