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Will Medrol (methylprednisolone) dosepack increase the stress hormone level?

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Dr. Nika Ferdowsi
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

In fact, it will decrease stress hormone levels.
Steroids mimic your body's stress hormones, so your body stops producing its own. This is why it's important to taper off of steroids slowly so that your body has a chance to start producing stress hormones again - otherwise your body would go into shock.

In brief: No

In fact, it will decrease stress hormone levels.
Steroids mimic your body's stress hormones, so your body stops producing its own. This is why it's important to taper off of steroids slowly so that your body has a chance to start producing stress hormones again - otherwise your body would go into shock.
Dr. Nika Ferdowsi
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Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Cortisone

yes, medrol (methylprednisolone) is synthetic cortisol

In brief: Cortisone

yes, medrol (methylprednisolone) is synthetic cortisol
Dr. Andrew Lipton
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