Iatrogenic cushings syndrome in patients receiving inhaled budesonide and itraconazole or ritonavir: two cases and literature review
Endocrine Practice, 06/28/2013
Blondin MC et al. – The study aims to present two cases of iatrogenic Cushing's syndrome caused by the interaction of budesonide, an inhaled glucocorticoid, with Ritonavir and itraconazole. Clinicians should be aware of the potential occurrence of iatrogenic Cushing's syndrome and secondary adrenal insufficiency due to the association of inhaled corticosteroids with itraconazole or ritonavir.