Corticosteroid Therapy in Pregnant Women with Severe COVID-19

  • Arash Eatemedi
  • Mohini Abreo
  • Sirous Golchinheydari
  • Amal Al Shaaili
  • Maryam Hashemi


COVID-19 became a pandemic in a short period of time and so treatment modalities were left behind. Although recently corticosteroids are introduced as life-saving medications in severe COVID-19, there are still debates over their safety and therapeutic approach in pregnancy complicated with severe COVID-19. Here we try to clarify the appropriate use of corticosteroids in this category of patients, especially in those at risk of premature delivery.Key words: COVID-19, corticosteroids, pregnancy, premature delivery