Corticosteroid Equivalents


Cortico-
Steroid
Appx. Equiv. Dose (mg) Relative anti-inflam. potency Relative Mineralocorti-
coid Potency
Half-life
(h)
Betamethasone 0.6 - 0.75 20-30 0 36-54
Cortisone 25 0.8 2 8-12
Dexamethasone 0.75 20-30 0 36-54
Fludracotisone n/a 10 125 18-36
Hyrocortisone 20 1 2 8-12
Methylprednisolone 4 5 0 18-36
Prednisolone 5 4 1 18-36
Prednisone 5 4 1 18-36
Triamcinolone 4 5 0 12-36

Source: Tarascon