High dosages of oral corticosteroids taken daily for prolonged periods of time can have serious systemic side effects including bone loss ( osteoporosis), increased risk of infections and diabetes and cataracts, thinning of skin, stretch marks, increased facial/body hair growth, acne, fluid retention, weight gain with redistribution of fat (fat deposits on back and face, thinning of limbs), muscle weakness, decreased resistance to infections, stomach ulcers, mood swings, insomnia, suppression of the body's own production of cortisol, etc.
Though they each try to get your symptoms under control, they do it by different mechanisms which when taken altogether, can work even better than by itself.
So, using the table below, a patient can generally take one medication from each column at the same time (but not more than one medication contained within a column unless directed by your doctor). For example (highlighted in BOLD ), a patient can choose to take allegra, nasonex, singulair, patanase, nasalcrom, and saline flushes all at the same time.
Steroid Nasal Spray
Anti-Histamine Nasal Spray
Cromolyn Nasal Spray
While the benefits of oral steroids are many and there are many anabolic steroids that only come in oral form, there are also anabolic steroids available in both injectable and oral form; most notably anabolic steroids such as Winstrol or Primo are both commonly sold as both an injectable and oral steroids. While both versions of either of these anabolic steroids will produce results the user will notice far greater success from injectable Primo as in comparison to its oral counterpart. Conversely, both oral and injectable Winstrol will generally produce the same results, assuming the dose is kept the same; moreover, injectable le Winstrol can be taken orally as well; this is one of the few injectable steroids that possess this trait.