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Hydrocortisone

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Other Names: Cortef   Cortaid   Preparation H   Anti Itch   Cortifoam

Prednisolone

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Other Names: Predfoam   Orapred   Predsol   Prelone   Pediapred
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 54,395 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 35,252 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Cortisol (hydrocortisone) is a corticosteroid hormone, or glucocorticoid, produced by the adrenal gland. It is released in response to stress (medicine) and a low level of blood glucocorticoids. Its primary functions are to increase blood sugar through g... Read more on Wikipedia
Prednisolone is the active metabolite of prednisone, which is also used as a drug... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Hydrocortisone vs. Prednisolone

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hydrocortisone, and then changed to 30mg prednisolone. I'm...
...prednisolone. I'm now always on a low dose of steroids as my chest gets too difficult if I come off them. I was quite unwell at the time but I don't really think it was the aspergillus causing...
from IV hydrocortisone to oral prednisolone and that's when...
...said, I went from IV hydrocortisone to oral prednisolone and that's when I got worse (oral Pred hadn't worked for me before hospital ...My CRP was 65 before hydrocortisone, then dropped to 12 on...
then. I was put on hydrocortisone then and life sort of...
...back then. I was put on hydrocortisone then and life ...my source of hydrocortisone dried up and I was forced to switch to prednisolone. Anyway I have ...induced by the prednisolone-I tried ...
hospital for 7 days and put on IV hydrocortisone injections...
...the specialist took me off the prednisolone in the end as I was omitted into hospital for 7 days and put on IV hydrocortisone injections. This calmed my ...starting the prednisolone tablets agai...
Stanjory said he was on hydrocortisone. Once when I was...
...he was on hydrocortisone. Once ...with hydrocortisone at first before going on to Pred. Does anyone know why they don`t use hydrocortisone for us instead of prednisolone...
etc. The hydrocortisone has made quite a significant change...
...appears formal. My Rheumy took me off my standard prednisolone two weeks ago and changed it to hydrocortisone 20mg morning and 10mg ...sick etc. The hydrocortisone has made quite a significa...
Hydrocortisone (this dose is the equivalent of 6mg of Pred...
...Hydrocortisone behaves more like our natural bodies production of steroids, as it gives a boost first thing in the morning when taken, but by the evening it wears off, where as the Pred. is slow re...
itself.....just as I use Prednisolone for flare's of more...
...hydrocortisone cream (mild steroid cream) to treat flares in skin rashes - it helps with itching, ...as I use Prednisolone for fla...
I started on Prednisolone (liquid form of prednisone)...
...started on Prednisolone (liquid form of ...since transitioned to hydrocortisone. Hydrocortisone has been a good change for me. Less side-effects and better control of my adrenal insufficiency....
30mg-3mg for roughly 3 years and the side effects...
...term steroid (ab)use Been on prednisolone 30mg-3mg for roughly 3 years and the side effects (for me) far outweigh ...steroids naturally) and prescribed me 15mg of hydrocortisone with the view of...
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