The counteraction against dexamethasone-induced adrenal inhibition by cold stress.

@article{Furukawa1967TheCA,
  title={The counteraction against dexamethasone-induced adrenal inhibition by cold stress.},
  author={Tatsuo Furukawa and Shizuko Isobe and Ichiro Yano},
  journal={Japanese journal of pharmacology},
  year={1967},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={
          519-24
        }
}
It has been noted that administration of adrenocortical hormones as well as synthetic adrenal steroids give rise to a marked inhibition of adrenal function. However a few reports referring to a counteraction against this depressive effect of adrenal steroid have been presented. Onuki et al. (1) have reported that, although xylitol seems to slightly protect a depression of corticoid biosynthesis in the adrenals resulting from prednisolone administration, the effect is not statistically…