Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. A-Hydrocort
  2. SoluCORTEF

Descriptions


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, ulcerative colitis, and flare-ups of multiple sclerosis.

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
  • Solution