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Doctor insights on: Voltaren Prednisone Cream

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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


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Can voltarin gel be used wbile taking sulfasalazine, tramadol and prednisone?

Can voltarin gel be used wbile taking sulfasalazine, tramadol and prednisone?

Ues: The good thing about the gel is that it is used exactly at the location where it is needed. It is not absorbed in the bloodstream in large amounts to have side effects on kidneys or stomach lining, for instance. It is safe to use with the other meds. ...Read more

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Why is my Severe rash after keeps spreading, even after starting Prednisone and prescription creams?

Why is my Severe rash after keeps spreading, even after starting Prednisone and prescription creams?

Exam needed: Impossible to give an accurate DX of a "rash" without a visual exam. If the current treatment is not effective, then a re-exam and other therapy is needed. Call and get the apt for exam ...Read more

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My daughter has a rash for about 9 days now and is extremly itchy she has been on prednisone and hydrocordisone cream for the itch....And nothing is w?

My daughter has a rash for about 9 days now and is extremly itchy she has been on prednisone and hydrocordisone cream for the itch....And nothing is w?

Many possibilities: Your question is too vague to answer in detail. An itchy rash can be due to many things most likely allergic but could be from any number of medical conditions. If it is persisting and not responsive to steroids, further evaluations need to be performed. Seek out your internist and dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can I use the hCG cream while taking prednisone for autoimmune. Hepatitis ?

HCG: Why would you want to use HCG cream? I does nothing for autoimmune hepatitis or anything else. All the claims made about it have not been proven by evidence based medicine. ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Diclofenac Sodium (Definition)

Diclofenac is in a class of drugs known as nsaids (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). Ibuprofen is also in this class. These drugs inhibit enzymes (cox 1 and cox 2) which are important in producing a prostaglandin e1. Prostaglandin e1 is responsible for producing inflammation ...Read more


Dr. John Feola
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Liquid Pred (Definition)

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