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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: There is no natural substitute for prednisone.
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Hydrocortisone: hydrocortisone is the bio identical form of prednisone. DHEA is a natural precursoer to cortisol

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
There is none: There is no natural equivalent.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Synthetic: Prednisone is synthetic. Many of the so called herbal or natural medicines are some times adulterated with conventional drugs.
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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience Rheumatology
Man made: Prednisone is a man made drug to mimic the effects of steroids our body produce from from the adrenal glands. Prednisone is not a naturally occurring ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aaron Pardini
Specializes in Endocrinology
Prednisone vs HC: The biggest difference between Hydrocortisone (cortef) and Prednisone is the amount of time they stay in yor bloodstream or half life. Prednisone has ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
None: Watch your carbohydrate and calorie intake to lessen weight gain related to prednisone. Other than that diet and home remedies are worthless.
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshi Aditi
Specializes in General Practice
Medicine : Predisone is a type of steroidal medicine.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Prednisone: used for suppressing the immune system and inflammation.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Stress hormone: Your body makes a stress hormone very similar to Prednisone every day. A short course (5-7days) is often used to assist your hormone response as an a ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Prednisone works by suppressing the immune system. By doing this it stabilizes the immune system if it is overactive. It also works as an anti-inflamm ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Mila McManus
20 years experience Family Medicine
Morning: Prednisone can affect your sleep, so best to take in the morning. Also, taking it in the morning will best mimick what the body's own production of s ... Read More
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