A 26-year-old female asked:
Raised cholesterol (6.73nmol) ldl (3.6nmol) and triglycerides (3.41nmol), can hydrocortisone 20mg tablets and clobetasol be contributing to increase?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Cardiology 44 years experience
Yes: Please recheck the levels after stopping the meds and or consult the physician who is follow \ing you
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Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
No: Our own body produces at least that much hydrocortisone per day to sustain life. Thus it is highly unlikely that it will impact your serum lipid levels especially re. cholesterol.
3.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Feb 15, 2015
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