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Hydrocortisone vs Prednisolone

Hydrocortisone
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Prednisolone
Other name: Cortef Cortef
Other name: Predfoam Predfoam
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3.1
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1.5
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2.3
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2.3
Concern level
2.9
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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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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 Prednisolone
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rednisolone was reduced too quickly and made me ill. I have...
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" Dear georgina i am in same position as your partner was tomorrow I change to hydrocortisone as my prednisolone was reduced too quickly and made me... "

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on 5mg of prednisolone which seems to be working for me...
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" ...with the intention of taking Hydrocortisone but i was in ...stayed on 5mg of prednisolone which seems to be working... "

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

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(I'm sorry!) I had 3 slug sized black/maroony colored clots...
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" ...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...
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" ...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...
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" 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... "

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improvement and, having used prednisolone in the past, I...
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" ...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...
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" ...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...
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" ...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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