Hydrocortisone vs Prednisone

Hydrocortisone
Prednisone
(Rx)
Hydrocortisone is a steroid.
Prednisone is a steroid.
Satisfaction Score
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3.6
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Itching
2.5
Concern level
1.2
Helpfulness
for Itching
1.8
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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January 19, 1955
January 17, 1972
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
84,622 Discussions
570,845 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Itching
#2 for Eczema
#3 for Rash
#4 for Psoriasis
#5 for Dermatitis
#8 for Skin Problems
#9 for Asthma
Hydrocortisone is approved for Itching, Eczema and Rash and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for RA
#2 for Allergy
#3 for Swelling
#6 for Lupus
#7 for Asthma
#8 for Infection
#10 for Rash
#11 for Headaches
#12 for Itching
#13 for Joint Pain
#14 for Cancer
#16 for Hives
#17 for Acne
Prednisone is prescribed for RA, Allergy, Crohn's Disease, Swelling, Ulcerative Colitis, Lupus, Asthma, Infection, Rash, Headaches, Itching, Joint Pain, Shortness of Breath, Hives and Acne and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Hyd
Weight Gain
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Tachycardia
1
Impotence
1
Skin Cancer
1
Stomach Problems
1
Cataract
1
Pituitary Tumor
1
Skin Atrophy
1
Pre
Weight Gain
9
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Mood Swings
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Cataract
1
Bone Loss
1
Stomach Problems
1
Sleep Disorders
1
Increased Appetite
1
Loss of Appetite
1
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Weight Gain
Hyd
Pre
2
9
Withdrawal Symptoms
Hyd
Pre
1
2
High Blood Pressure
Hyd
Pre
1
1
Tachycardia
Hyd
Pre
1
0
Impotence
Hyd
Pre
1
0
Skin Cancer
Hyd
Pre
1
0
Stomach Problems
Hyd
Pre
1
1
Cataract
Hyd
Pre
1
1
Pituitary Tumor
Hyd
Pre
1
0
Skin Atrophy
Hyd
Pre
1
0
Weight Gain
Pre
Hyd
9
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
Pre
Hyd
2
1
Mood Swings
Pre
Hyd
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Pre
Hyd
1
1
Cataract
Pre
Hyd
1
1
Bone Loss
Pre
Hyd
1
0
Stomach Problems
Pre
Hyd
1
1
Sleep Disorders
Pre
Hyd
1
0
Increased Appetite
Pre
Hyd
1
0
Loss of Appetite
Pre
Hyd
1
0
Alcohol warning
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Method of use
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Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Hydrocortisone/Aloe Vera , Hydrocortisone , Hydrocortisone Acetate , Hydrocortisone/Mineral Oil/Petrolatum White
Prednisone
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Hydrocortisone and Prednisone: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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