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THE OPPORTUNITY

Reduce, Improve and eventually Replace Steroids first line of treatment:

STERO addresses a huge market opportunity, Steroids are the first line of treatment of many conditions, such as Inflammatory and others Autoimmune Diseases, including AutoImmune Hepatitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, IBD, and Psoriasis.
Phase II trial in GVHD:
STERO’s business concept and development plan, are based on promising data showing that the use of STERO’s solution reduced the need of Steroid treatment in ‘Graft Versus Host Disease’ (GVHD), reducing side effects associated with the Steroid treatment and can reduce, improve and eventually replace Steroid treatment in Over 70 autoimmune diseases

REDUCING

Reducing the need for steroids:
CBD’s solution is well tolerated, safe with minimal or no side effects, even when administered in high doses.
Reducing the needs for Steroid reduce side effects or steroid therapy associated with Steroid.

IMPROVING

Improving Steroid’s effect.
Our CBD’s solution can improve the steroid’s existing therapeutic effect.
Surprisingly, patients refractory to Steroid treatment also presented significant improvement to the CBD Treatment.

REPLACING

Replacing Steroid’s treatment:
STERO’s Solution can replace in time ‘The first line of treatment’ of many conditions involving Inflammatory Steroid.
In all our patients treated with Steroid dose administered with CBD, Steroids’ side effects were gradually decreased over time.

STEROIDS TREATMENT SIDE EFFECTS:

Although Steroids are widely used in the clinic, they carry the risk of serious side effects, including:

  • Osteoporosis
  • Weight Gain
  • Increased chance of Infections.
  • Increase in Blood Pressure.
  • Skin Problems such as poor healing after injuries.
  • High Blood Sugar (which can trigger temporary and long-term Diabetes).
  • Muscle Weakness.
  • Thinning skin and Easy bruising.
  • Mood swings and Behavioral changes.
  • Increased risk of developing Cataracts
  • Increased risk of Duodenal Ulcers and Stomach Ulcers.

Long-term Side effect:
Side effects are more likely to occur when administered chronically such as in autoimmune disease, where they are given for years in order to control immune responses. The higher the dose and time of administration, the greater the risk of side effects.