[Adjuvant corticoid administration within the scope of HIV disease. Indications in wasting syndrome and other diseases within the scope of AIDS].


While at the start of the AIDS epidemic, corticosteroids were considered to be contraindicated, about 10 indications have since been identified for the specific use of glucocorticoids in HIV infection. Some of these indications have already been confirmed in controlled scientific studies, for example, pneumocystis carinii pneumonia or HIV-induced high-grade… (More)