Author Archives: Marisa Wexler MS

Etomidate Can Be Used to Treat Severe Cortisol Excess, Study Shows

A study reports that intravenous infusion with etomidate can stabilize dangerously high cortisol in Cushing’s syndrome patients experiencing episodes of cortisol excess. The study, “Continuous Etomidate Infusion for the Management of Severe Cushing Syndrome: Validation of a Standard Protocol,” was published in Journal of the Endocrine Society. Cushing’s…