Cortone

Active Ingredient(s): Cortisone
FDA Approved: * June 13, 1950
Pharm Company: * MERCK
Category: Anti-Inflammatory

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Cortone Overview

Cortisone (/krtson/ or /krtzon/), also known as 17α,21-dihydroxypregn-4-ene-3,11,20-trione, is a pregnane (21-carbon) steroid hormone. It is one of the main hormones released by the adrenal gland in response to stress. In chemical structure, it is a corticosteroid closely related to cortisol. It is used to treat a variety of ailments and can be administered intravenously, orally, intra-articularly (into a joint), or transcutaneously. Cortisone suppresses the immune system, thus reducing ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Cortisone
  • Injection: 25mg/ml, 50mg/ml
  • Tablet: 10mg, 25mg, 5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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