How Chromium interacts with Corticosteroid medications

Interaction type: Depletions

Interaction rating: Potential/Theoritical

Corticosteroids may increase the amount of chromium eliminated in the urine. This may result in corticosteroid-induced diabetes. Supplementation with the affected nutrient may be necessary to correct this condition. (1)

These drugs include prednisone, hydrocortisone, methylprednisolone, prednisolone, betamethasone, budesonide, triamcinolone, dexamethasone, cortisone, beclomethasone, flunisolide, fluticasone, fludrocortisone, mometasone

References

  1. View Abstract: Ravina A, et al. Reversal of Corticosteroid-induced Diabetes Mellitus with Supplemental Chromium. Diabet Med. Feb1999;16(2):164-67.