Glucocorticoid insensitivity is an important barrier to the treatment of several inflammatory diseases, including acute lung injury ALI. Saquinavir SQV is an inhibitor of the human immunodeficiency virus protease, and the therapeutic effects of SQV in ALI accompanied with glucocorticoid insensitivity have not been previously investigated. Acute respiratory distress syndrome ARDS is characterized by acute onset, hypoxia, and diffuse infiltrates on chest X-rays. The lungs of ARDS patients are heavy with atelectasis, interstitial and alveolar edema, and hyaline membranes 1 , and the overall mortality rate is The pathogenesis of ARDS is the result of direct insults on lung cells and indirect insults as a result of acute systemic inflammatory responses that are key factors in determining the development and progression of acute lung injury ALI 3.
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Background : Corticosteroids are commonly used in the management of acute asthma. However, studies comparing various steroids in the management of acute asthma are lacking. Objective : To compare the efficacy and safety of two treatment regimens - intravenous IV methylprednisolone MP followed by oral MP and IV hydrocortisone HC followed by oral prednisolone in acute bronchial asthma patients.