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What are Some Risks of a Cortisol Pump?

Subcutaneous hydrocortisone infusion has been shown in studies to be “a safe and well-tolerated modality of cortisol replacement” (Nella et al 2016). Additionally, it is viewed as “a safe and reliable mode of glucocorticoid replacement and thus an attractive treatment option in selected patients.” (Øksnes et al 2014). However no treatment is without any risk.