Category Archives: Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

Medications That May Cause Bone Loss

Synthetic Glucocorticoids Glucocorticoids are created by the body naturally as cortisone or cortisol. These are necessary for the body’s growth, metabolism, and response to physical stresses like injuries, infections, and inflammation. Synthetic glucocorticoids like prednisone are widely used as an effective anti-inflammatory drug. However, high levels of both synthetic and natural glucocorticoids are linked to … Continue reading