Steroid-Associated Side Effects: A symptom management update on multiple myeloma treatment

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One constant and relatively unchanged aspect of treatment of multiple myeloma (MM) is the use of glucocorticosteroids, or steroids, which can cause a wide range of adverse side effects and harm patients’ quality of life.


The objective of this study was to provide updated recommendations on the management of steroid-associated side effects in patients with MM.


A study of steroid-associated side effects in MM treatment regimens was reviewed to provide updated recommendations to healthcare professionals.


Identifying the side effects of steroids and managing them promptly contribute to the success of steroid-containing regimens for patients with MM.

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