Drugs and HPA axis

Alberto Giacinto Ambrogio, Francesca Pecori Giraldi, Francesco Cavagnini

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Abstract

This paper outlines the interferences of the most widely used drugs with hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal function and the related laboratory parameters, with the purpose of providing practical help to clinicians during testing for hypo- or hypercortisolemic states.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)219-229
Number of pages11
JournalPituitary
Volume11
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2008

Keywords

  • ACTH
  • Cortisol
  • Drugs
  • HPA axis
  • Urinary free cortisol

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology

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