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What are the side effects of hormone therapy in patients with nephrotic syndrome?

Jan 11, 2018

Nephrotic syndrome treatment, mostly with hormone therapy, are you? But hormones can cause certain side effects on patients.

What are the side effects of hormone therapy in patients with nephrotic syndrome?

Nephrotic syndrome treatment, the main application of glucocorticoid, long-term use of glucocorticoid will cause the following injuries to patients:

After the basic control of symptoms, such as reduction too fast or sudden withdrawal, the original symptoms will quickly appear or aggravate, known as "rebound phenomenon" or "withdrawal symptoms", there are some symptoms of the original disease, such as myalgia , Muscle rigidity, joint pain and more.

Glucocorticoids have the role of growth hormone, long-term use of children can inhibit bone growth and protein synthesis, affecting growth and development, pregnant women can also cause fetal malformations.

Glucocorticoids promote protein degradation, can delay granulation tissue formation, prevent trauma or surgical wounds and other ulcer healing

Long-term use of super-physiological doses of glucocorticoid can cause water, salt, sugar, protein and fat metabolism disorders, adrenal hypercortisias. Performance of centripetal obesity, resulting in calcium absorption disorders, osteoporosis, severe cases can occur spontaneous fractures.

These are some of the side effects of glucocorticoid on nephrotic syndrome, I believe we have a certain understanding.

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