HYDROCORTISONE - Uses, Warnings, Side Effects, Precautions, Overdose and Brands
HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS 9-VALENT VACCINE

HYDROCORTISONE

Hydrocortisone is a corticosteroid drug that is utilized for its mitigating and immunosuppressive impacts. Its mitigating activity is because of the inhibition of the movement of polymorphonuclear leukocytes and reversal of capillary permeability in the blood vessels. It might likewise be utilized as treatment in adrenocortical insufficiency.

Hydrocortisone is used to treat the following conditions:

  • Soft tissue inflammation
  • Joint inflammation
  • Supplement in adrenal insufficiency during surgery
  • Corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses

Do not give Hydrocortisone to people with the following conditions:

  • Viral/fungal infections
  • Tubercular or syphilitic lesions
  • Bacterial infections unless used in conjunction with appropriate medicines
  • Hydrocortisone may have the following side effects:
    • Sodium and fluid retention
    • Potassium and calcium depletion
    • Muscle wasting
    • Weakness
    • Osteoporosis
    • Gastrointestinaldisturbances and bleeding
    • Increased appetite
    • Delayed wound healing

Take extra caution in patients with the following medical conditions:

  • Hypertension
  • Epilepsy
  • Elderly
  • Gradual withdrawal
  • Pregnancy
  • Lactation

Interactions

Hydrocortisone may interact with the following medicines:

  • Corticosteroids
  • Carbamazepine
  • Phenytoin
  • Primidone
  • Barbiturates
  • Rifampicin

Overdose & Brands

Overdose may bring about the following symptoms:

  • Sleep problems (insomnia)
  • Mood changes
  • Acne
  • Dry skin
  • Thinning skin
  • Bruising or discoloration

Seek medical help immediately.

Available Brands:

  • Biocort
  • Clovisone
  • Corbal
  • Cortin
  • Cortis
  • Cortizan
  • Cortizol
  • Costeron-H
  • Cylocortix
  • Dermablend
  • Docor
  • Droxiderm
  • Eczacort
  • Efficort
  • Hovicor
  • Hycort
  • Hycortil
  • Hydrotopic
  • Hydrotopic
  • Hydrovex
  • Hyzonate
  • Lacticare
  • Ocecor
  • Pharmacort
  • RiteMed
  • Solu-Cortef
  • Sorvilor
  • Stericort
  • Syntesor
  • Verdicort
  • Vitasone

 

 

 

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