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Table 4 Conversion of corticosteroid doses. Elaboration of data from [1] and [3]

From: Deflazacort: therapeutic index, relative potency and equivalent doses versus other corticosteroids

Corticosteroid Approximate equivalent doses (mg)
Cortisone [1] 25
Hydrocortisone [1] 20
Deflazacort [3] 7.5
Prednisolone [1] 5
Prednisone [1] 5
Methylprednisolone [1] 4
Triamcinolone [1] 4
Betamethasone [1] 0.75
Dexamethasone [1] 0.75