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Table 4 Signs and symptoms of AS and adrenal crisis

From: A practical guide to the monitoring and management of the complications of systemic corticosteroid therapy

Adrenal suppression: • Weakness/fatigue
• Malaise
• Nausea
• Vomiting
• Diarrhea
• Abdominal pain
• Headache (usually in the morning)
• Fever
• Anorexia/weight loss
• Myalgia
• Arthralgia
• Psychiatric symptoms
• Poor linear growth in children
• Poor weight gain in children
Adrenal crisis: • Hypotension
• Decreased consciousness
• Lethargy
• Unexplained hypoglycemia
• Hyponatremia
• Seizure
• Coma