Oral steroid prophylaxis for Graves' orbitopathy after radioactive iodine treatment for Graves' disease is not only effective, but also safe

J Endocrinol Invest. 2020 Mar;43(3):381-383. doi: 10.1007/s40618-019-01126-2. Epub 2019 Oct 5.
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Keywords: Adverse events; Graves’ disease; Graves’ orbitopathy; Oral prednisone; Radioiodine; Steroid prophylaxis.

MeSH terms

  • Administration, Oral
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Female
  • Glucocorticoids / administration & dosage
  • Glucocorticoids / adverse effects
  • Glucocorticoids / therapeutic use*
  • Graves Disease / radiotherapy*
  • Graves Ophthalmopathy / prevention & control*
  • Humans
  • Iodine Radioisotopes / therapeutic use*
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Prednisone / administration & dosage
  • Prednisone / adverse effects
  • Prednisone / therapeutic use*
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Treatment Outcome

Substances

  • Glucocorticoids
  • Iodine Radioisotopes
  • Prednisone