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Hydrocortisone

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Other Names: Cortef   Cortaid   Preparation H   Anti Itch   Scalpicin

Prednisolone

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Other Names: Predfoam   Orapred   Predsol   Prelone   Pediapred
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 56,402 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 36,215 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

465 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
hydrocortisone but am doing much better on prednisolone....
...Dorothy, I have only been on prednisolone since October last year but I was hypothyroid for years and have ...it every 2-3 weeks. I was first on hydrocortisone but am doing much better on predni...
been despite being on 60mgs of prednisolone and 40mgs of...
...had a horrendous chest infection ...despite being on 60mgs of prednisolone and 40mgs of hydrocortisone! Im feeling rather pleased with myself though im slightly concerned that as soon as im well...
I started on Prednisolone (liquid form of prednisone)...
...of prednisone) after diagnosis with adrenal insufficiency. The side effects of the Prednisone were troubling. I have since transitioned to hydrocortisone. Hydrocortisone has been a good...
improvement and, having used prednisolone in the past, I...
...dose of prednisolone, my GP ...dose of hydrocortisone. 10mg morning and 5mg lunchtime. It was slower to work but overall I had a steady improvement and, having used prednisolone in the...
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...
oral Prednisolone tapered 12 days It was a relief for a...
...now  first take of TS was Betnovate in his face as a 2mo baby have used hydrocortisone to corts sparingly ...September and prescribed with oral Prednisolone tapered 12 days It was a relief fo...
dose of prednisolone that worked for me. I'm not sure...
...definitely the higher dose of prednisolone that worked for me. I'm not sure if ...- i think about 2mg prednisolone is equivalent to 10 mg hydrocortison...
and prednisolone... None worked and no regrets...
I have had Maxolon, Stemetil, Ondansatron (Zofran) and Steroids - Hydrocortisone and prednisolone... None worked and no regrets - my only regret is that the last four...
so use a combination of prednisolone and Hydrocortisone....
...low durring the night. Most people use Hydrocortisone to treat addison's. But I metabalise it far to quickly so use a combination of prednisolone and Hydrocortisone. The pred works a lot slower...
that the specialist took me off the prednisolone in the end...
...that the specialist took me off the prednisolone in the end ...7 days and put on IV hydrocortisone injections. This calmed my ...now back at home starting the prednisolone tablets again start...
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