Oral Steroids

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Childhood Dermatomyositis - Treatment
... diagnosis of JDMS is made, the treatment is often a 3-day course of Intravenous ("pulse") steroids (methylprednisolone, Solu-Medrol), followed by a high dose of ... Once the disease process is under control, oral steroids are tapered gradually to minimize their side effects ... Sudden withdrawal of oral steroids is dangerous ...

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    The Americans are violently oral.... That’s why in America the mother is all-important and the father has no position at all—isn’t respected in the least. Even the American passion for laxatives can be explained as an oral manifestation. They want to get rid of any unpleasantness taken in through the mouth.
    —W.H. (Wystan Hugh)