Table 3.

Global rating of responses to corticorelin injection.

ResponseIR PrednisoneMR Prednisone
Test 1, n = 21Test 2, n = 11Total, n = 32 (%)Test 2, n = 8Test 3, n = 22*Total, n = 30 (%)
Normal11516 (50.0)21315 (50.0)
Suppressed7512 (37.5)4711 (36.7)
No response314 (12.5)224 (13.3)
  • * Two tests with too short or unknown intervals from last dose not counted. Normal: increase of cortisol ≥ 5 μg/dl; suppressed: increase of cortisol > 0 – < 5 μg/dl; no response: no increase or reduction of cortisol. IR: immediate-release prednisone; MR: modified-release prednisone. n: number of tests.