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Systemic lupus erythematosus , often abbreviated to SLE or lupus, is a systemic autoimmune disease (or Autoimmunity conn...
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Hydrocortisone vs Prednisone for Lupus

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Other name: Cortef (Cortef)
Other name: Deltasone (Deltasone)
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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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Prednisone is a synthetic corticosteroid drug that is particularly effective as an immunosuppressive drug drug. It is used to treat certain inflammatory diseases and (at higher doses) some types of cancer, but has significant adverse effects. Because it ...
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About Hydrocortisone
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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About Prednisone
Prednisone is a synthetic corticosteroid drug that is particularly effective as an immunosuppressive drug drug. It is used to treat certain inflammatory diseases and (at higher doses) some types of cancer, but has significant adverse effects. Because it ...
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was having severe insomnia, flushed face, mood swings,...
" ...free. I now take hydrocortisone with no noticeable side-effects and it is helping .... To be honest, Prednisone caused more harm than good to my bones, immune system, etc.. I was having severe... "

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I also have better circulation after taking prednisone (but...
" I took hydrocortisone suppositories and it helped my circulation- right after ...I could breathe better? I also have better circulation after taking... "

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me to continue slowly reducing my Prednisone. He didn't...
" ...your explanation Prednisolone v. Hydrocortisone. My Rheumatologist stated in his letter that I was doing reasonably well and was happy for me to continue slowly reducing my... "

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isn't any point in taking it as it hasn't helped this time....
" ...only tapering off the pred because there isn't any point in taking it as it hasn't helped this time. I was in hospital on hydrocortisone which didn't improve my symptoms either.... "

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side effects of the Prednisone were troubling. I have...
" ...diagnosis with adrenal insufficiency. The side effects of the Prednisone were troubling. I have ...since transitioned to hydrocortisone. Hydrocortisone has been a good change for me. Less... "

is more prone to cause side effects than hydrocortisone....
" Prednisone is more prone to cause side effects than hydrocortisone. Minimizing the dose will help ...HC pre day ( 1mg pred = 5 mg HC ). A key question is how much prednisone are you taking?... "

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on prednisone for 5 days and it almost completely went away...
" ...my previous surrogacy pregnancies. Not much helped other than hydrocortisone and Euricin cream. Mine was on my ...it got really bad I was put on prednisone for 5 days and it almost completely went away.... "

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but to go back on the Prednisone for some pain relief. Sh...
" ...stopped the Prednisone and switched over to hydrocortisone 10 mg spaced throughout ...the day. At first, I felt more immediate pain relief from the hydrocortisone but then I ended ...no choice but to go back... "

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I don't have side effects on low dose Prednisone but I...
" ...switching to low dose hydrocortisone but my body hated it. My legs swelled up, I had too many ups and downs and I became very moody and hungry. I don't have side effects on low dose Prednisone but I... "

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symptoms have been cleared up. Idk why prednisone has worked...
" Thank you GageL. Hydrocortisone jist didn't help me feel much better, not as I should ...nausea and insomnia. The doctor put me on prednisone instead so that I ...lot better, plus all my symptoms have been... "

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