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Eczema is a form of dermatitis, or inflammation of the epidermis (skin) (the outer layer of the skin). In England, an estimated 5.7 m...
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Hydrocortisone vs Prednisolone

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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...
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Prednisolone is the active metabolite of prednisone, which is also used as a drug...
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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...
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on 5mg of prednisolone which seems to be working for me...
" ...with the intention of taking Hydrocortisone but i was in ...stayed on 5mg of prednisolone which seems to be working... "

hydrocortisone but am doing much better on prednisolone. r...
" ...Dorothy, I have only been on prednisolone since October last year but I was hypothyroid for years and have malabsorption due being on proton ...it every 2-3 weeks. I was first on hydrocortisone but am... "

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switching from prednisolone to hydrocortisone to help with...
" I am switching from prednisolone to hydrocortisone to help with tapering, I... "

(I'm sorry!) I had 3 slug sized black/maroony colored clots...
" ...Hydrocortisone, sent home on Prednisolone with instructions on weekly reduction dosage. I am currently down to 15mg but have had an increase in symptoms since 30mg. This morning (I'm sorry!) I had 3... "

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en despite being on 60mgs of prednisolone and 40mgs of hy...
" ...guys (and gals) Ive had a horrendous chest infection for the past 3.5 ...This has been despite being on 60mgs of prednisolone and 40mgs of hydrocortisone! Im feeling rather pleased with myself though im... "

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tarted on Prednisolone (liquid form of prednisone) aft...
" Faith63: I started on Prednisolone (liquid form of prednisone) after ...diagnosis with adrenal insufficiency. The side effects of the Prednisone were troubling. I have since transitioned to... "

improvement and, having used prednisolone in the past, I...
" ...than a massive dose of prednisolone, my GP allowed me to ...a maintenance dose of hydrocortisone. 10mg morning and 5mg lunchtime. It was slower to work but overall I had ...a steady improvement and,... "

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0mg-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 ...making steroids naturally) and prescribed me 15mg of hydrocortisone with the view of... "

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l Prednisolone tapered 12 days It was a relief for a week...
" ...TSW 22days now first take of TS was Betnovate in his face as a 2mo baby have used hydrocortisone to corts sparingly but 2 ...control in September and prescribed with oral Prednisolone tapered 12 days... "

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wn mother) were prescribed prednisolone in high doses back i...
" ...be afraid of taking hydrocortisone. Taken in the right doses it does no harm. I've been taking it for over a year and have no side effects at all. HC has ...my own mother) were prescribed prednisolone... "

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