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Allergic To Cortisone Prednisone
Prednisone is a synthetic cortisone. The body makes cortisone, a natural hormone made in adrenal glands. The body converts it to Hydrocortisone to become active. 25 mg of cortisone has about same effect as 5 mgm prednisone. The average person would produce 3-6 mg of pred daily. So why use a substitute? The synthetic has more anti-inflammatory effect; but has less effect ...Read more
See below: Cromolyn is the mast cells stabiliser. It mostly prophylactic meds, than for acute exacerbations. Check with your allergologist. Your elevated BP probably keeps you to search for alternative medication. Check also for food tolerance/allergy; contact dermatitis ( laundry detergents, deodorants, etc). Your pcp should guide you on that. ...Read more
I AM HYPOPITUITARY, I DO NOT PRODUCE CORTISONE. I HAVE TAKEN DELTASONE (prednisone) AND PREDNISONE FOR 21 YEARS . ARE THERE ANY ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES..
Endocrinologist: For adrenal or pituitary gland insufficiency replacement therapy with cortisone and at times, thyroid and other medications are needed. These deficiencies all affect the way your body responds to stress and proper treatment is very important. An endocrinologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you. ...Read more
How long does prednisone side effects last for 40mg taken for 3 days. Also had cortisone shot two days before staring prednisone for back?
Probably : The side effects usually subside inGet a more detailed answer ›
I have a diagnosed allergy to nsaids with profound supraclavicular swelling and now have the same with prednisone and cortisone injection why?
Allergy 2 ?: I have not heard of an allergic react 2 steroids. U may b allergic 2 1 of the other compounds present in the tablet or the injection. U give steroids 2 people who r having an allergic reaction 2 anything. Also steroids r produced in & r always present in our bodies. Sorry but that's the best that i can do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer