Steroid Equivalence

Steroid
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Relative Potency
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Dose:
Relative Potency
Calculate steroid equivalence Clear Answer and Values Entered Above

Relative potency indicates a drug's potency compared to hydrocortisone on a milligram basis. For example, an answer of 30 (i.e., 1:30) means that the drug is 30 times more potent than hydrocordisone. Therefore, 0.7 mg of the drug produces the same anti-inflammatory effect as 20 mg hydrocordisone.

Reference: Charlies' Clinical Calculators (MedCalc.com)