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Doctor insights on: Allergic To Cortisone Prednisone

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Dr. Thomas Namey
2,503 doctors shared insights

Prednisone (Definition)

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


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What happens if I am allergic to prednisone wouldn't i be allergic to cortisone shots?

What happens if I am allergic to prednisone wouldn't i be allergic to cortisone shots?

Steroid allergy: Is rare, please define your symptoms, as they may be side effects. Individuals can be allergic to topical steroids or injectable steroids at times, discuss your options with an allergist ...Read more

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Is there a system wide steroind antiinflam other the cortisone or prednisone.....Cromlyn maybe?

Is there a system wide steroind antiinflam other the  cortisone or prednisone.....Cromlyn maybe?

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

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I AM HYPOPITUITARY, I DO NOT PRODUCE CORTISONE. I HAVE TAKEN DELTASONE (prednisone) AND PREDNISONE FOR 21 YEARS . ARE THERE ANY ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES..

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

Dr. John Feola
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Liquid Pred (Definition)

Liquid Pred is a corticosteroid which is a kind of ...Read more


Dr. James Dukelow
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Deltasone (Definition)

Deltasone is a corticosteroid which is a kind of ...Read more