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Itch (Latin: pruritus) is a Wikt:sensation that causes the desire or reflex to scratch. Itch has resisted many attempts to class...
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Benadryl 43,496 Hydrocortisone 12,372 Prednisone 8,732
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Hydrocortisone
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Prednisone
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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Weight Gain
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Weepy
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Tinea
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Withdrawal
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Stretch Marks
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Candida
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Hypoglycemia
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Drowsy
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Addiction
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High Blood Pressure
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Withdrawal
2
Mood Swings
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High Blood Pressure
1
Bone Loss
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Stomach Problems
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Not Sleeping
1
Blood Clots
1
Increased Appetite
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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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We found 2,706 discussions
Post from
www.asthma.org.uk
" ...with pred, got switched to hydrocortisone, and now back ...side effects than pred because pred is a glucosteroid, not hydro. i did experience some mood swings when swapping to... "

Post from
www.kickas.org
" ...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 ...but to go back on the Prednisone f... "

Post from
www.kickas.org
" ...hydrocortisone with no noticeable side-effects ...honest, Prednisone caused more harm than good to my bones, immune system, etc.. I was having severe insomnia, flushed face, mood swings, etc..... "

" ...Tanya, My Endo switched me from Hydrocortisone to prednisone. I was taking 35 ...take 5 mg of prednisone (2.5 first thing n ...around noon. I am doing so much better on the prednison... "

" ...at bedtime). The Hydrocortisone only works for about 4 hours for me. I can't walk ...the longer lasting prednisone. I think finding the right timing of the meds helps manage cravings. Try... "

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www.drugs.com
" ...2001. They first put me on prednisone which caused tons of side effects along with me ...Then I was switched to hydrocortisone generic with much improvement in side effects but finding myself... "

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pptu.lefora.com
" ...hydrocortisone suppositories and it helped my circulation- ...could breathe better? I also have better circulation after taking prednisone (b... "

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" ...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 side-effects a... "

" 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?... "

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

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