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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 55-57

Methylprednisolone abuse: Report of two cases and review of literature


Department of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

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Sandeep Grover
Department of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh - 160 012
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jgmh.jgmh_13_17

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Steroids are known to have mood-elevating effects and are commonly used by quacks for various medical ailments. In this report, we present two cases, who were started on corticosteroids for somatic symptoms, who continued to abuse the steroids and became dependent on the same because of the mood-elevating effect and feeling of general well-being with these medications.


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