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Posted by: Ann | 2007/06/15

Cortizone medication with damaged kidney

My kidneys were damaged while receiving chemo 17 yrs ago. A GP prescribed cortizone tablets for my face that came out in blotches approsimately 3 weeks ago. What are the effects of taking cortizone?

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Dear Ann
cortisone is basically anti-inflammatory - is used for inflammatory lesions in skin, joints, lungs etc. Usually only given for short periods.

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Posted by: anxious | 2007/06/15

I have only one kidney and can take cortizone based medication without any problem - I am not allowed NSAID's (anti-inflammatory medication). I don't think it should be a problem.

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