Description and Brand Names
Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®
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Hydrocortisone is used to treat certain medical conditions, such as inflammation (swelling), severe allergic reactions, kidney diseases, adrenal problems, arthritis, asthma, blood or bone marrow problems, eye or vision problems, lupus, skin conditions, and ulcerative colitis.
Hydrocortisone is a corticosteroid (cortisone-like medicine or steroid). It works on the immune system to help relieve swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions.
This medicine is to be given only by or under the supervision of a doctor.
This product is available in the following dosage forms:
- Powder for Solution