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Glucocorticoids as prophylaxis against acute mountain sickness.

Authors
  • Basu, M
  • Sawhney, R C
  • Kumar, Surender
  • Pal, K
  • Prasad, R
  • Selvamurthy, W
Type
Published Article
Journal
Clinical endocrinology
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2002
Volume
57
Issue
6
Pages
761–767
Identifiers
PMID: 12460326
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

These observations suggest that administration of low-dose glucocorticoids can curtail acute mountain sickness significantly without influencing the normal adreno cortical response to hypoxia.

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