Glucocorticoid

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HuskerDevil
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35018
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Glucocorticoid
Updated:
2010-09-16 13:09:03
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DPAP2012 Glucocorticoid equivalencies
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Glucocorticoid equivalencies potencies and half-life
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  1. Short-Acting T 1/2 8-12
    Glucocorticoid
    • Cortisone
    • approx equiv. dose 25
    • anti-inflam. potency 0.8
    • sodium ret. potency 2

    • Hydrocortisone (Cortisol)
    • approx equiv. dose 20
    • anti-inflam. potency 1
    • sodium ret. potency 2
  2. Int.-Acting T1/2 18-36
    Glucocorticoid
    • Prednisone
    • approx equiv. dose 5
    • anti-inflam. potency 4
    • sodium ret. potency 1

    • Prednisolone
    • approx equiv. dose 5
    • anti-inflam. potency 4
    • sodium ret. potency 1

    • Triamcinolone
    • approx equiv. dose 4
    • anti-inflam. potency 5
    • sodium ret. potency 0

    • Methylprednisolone
    • approx equiv. dose 4
    • anti-inflam. potency 5
    • sodium ret. potency 0
  3. Long-Acting T 1/2 36-55
    Glucocorticoid
    • Dexamethasone
    • approx equiv. dose 0.75
    • anti-inflam. potency 20-30
    • sodium ret. potency 0

    • Betamethasone
    • approx equiv. dose 0.6-0.75
    • anti-inflam. potency 20-30
    • sodium ret. potency 0

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