Arches. Photo by Daniel Chia
HOPES: Huntington's Outreach Project for Education, at Stanford
Feb
08
2011

Prednisone

Most commonly used glucocorticoid because of its high glucocorticoid activity, which reduces the risk of dangerous side effects caused by mineralocorticoids. Prednisone is transformed by the liver into prednisolone. The two medications are considered to be interchangeable.