Top
10
Doctor insights on: Prednisone Flushing

Share
1

1
Is sever flushing of the face and it feeling hot considered an allergy to prednisone?

Is sever flushing of the face and it feeling hot considered an allergy to prednisone?

No- side effect: yes, this can occur as a normal side effect of prednisone and usually dose related and time related. Prednisone is often used to treat allergies. Facial flushing and sensations of heat are side effects. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey
2,506 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


2

2
My skin flushes on my abdomen in the evenings. Could recently completed prednisone course be causing this? Or another cause? I drink very rarely.

My skin flushes on my abdomen in the evenings.  Could recently completed prednisone course be causing this? Or another cause? I drink very rarely.

Need to clarify : There could be a variety of explanations. Uncertain if is related to prednisone, but it could be. Why did you take prednisone? Less likely are neuro endocrine hormones. Your evaluation will look at this. ...Read more

5

5
Will 50mg prednisone cause hot flushed face 5day course taking with cefuroxime for bronchial infection is this dangerous and need visit to dr again?

Will 50mg prednisone cause hot flushed face 5day course taking with cefuroxime for bronchial infection is this dangerous and need visit to dr again?

Prednisone: The use of corticosteroids in bronchitis may be problematic, and is a clinical judgement call by the doctor seeing you. It can cause your flushed face and other potential complications. Since acute bronchitis is so seldom bacterial (>95% viral) am not sure why you are being treated with antibiotics either. Yes, you might want to visit with your doctor or get a second opinion from another. ...Read more

7

7
What is prednisone?

What is prednisone?

Medicine : Predisone is a type of steroidal medicine. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
What is prednisone for?

What is prednisone for?

Prednisone: used for suppressing the immune system and inflammation. ...Read more

9

9
What does prednisone do?

What does prednisone do?

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 anti-inflammatory to avoid prolonged symptoms. Prolonged use can suppress the immune system & should be avoided. Antihistamines can be beneficial if the issue is histamine based but will replicate all the benefits of the steroid. ...Read more

10

10
How does prednisone work?

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-inflammatory. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Abraham
558 doctors shared insights

Flushing (Definition)

Flushing is a clinical finding in which blood rushes to an area of skin ...Read more


Dr. John Feola
943 doctors shared insights

Liquid Pred (Definition)

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