“Lance responded that he had taken EPO, testosterone, growth hormone, cortisone, and steroids,” she says.
With Dan and the other crewmembers back, did you feel the show got the cortisone shot it needed to run smoothly again?
A doctor comes to his house and gives him shots of cortisone to calm the arthritic pain in his knees.
1949, coined by its discoverer, Dr. Edward C. Kendall, shortening of chemical name, 17-hydroxy-11 dehydrocorticosterone, ultimately from Latin corticis (genitive of cortex; see cortex). So called because it was obtained from the "cortex" of adrenal glands; originally called Compound E (1936).
cortisone cor·ti·sone (kôr'tĭ-sōn', -zōn')
A naturally occurring corticosteroid that functions primarily in carbohydrate metabolism and is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, adrenal insufficiency, certain allergies, and gout.