Hydrocortone

Active Ingredient(s): Hydrocortisone
FDA Approved: * December 21, 1951
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".



Hydrocortone Overview

Hydrocortisone is the name for the hormone cortisol when supplied as a medication.[11] Uses include conditions such as adrenocortical insufficiency, adrenogenital syndrome, high blood calcium, thyroiditis, rheumatoid arthritis, dermatitis, asthma, and COPD.[1] It is the treatment of choice for adrenocortical insufficiency.[12] It can be given by mouth, topically, or by injection.[1] Stopping treatment after long-term use should b...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Hydrocortisone
  • Aerosol: 10%
  • Aerosol, Metered: 10%
  • Capsule: 0.5mg, 1mg, 2mg, 5mg
  • Cream: 0.1%, 0.10%, 0.2%, 0.20%, 0.5%, 0.50%, 1%, 2%, 2.5%, 2.50%
  • Enema: 100mg/60ml
  • Gel: 1%, 10%
  • Granule: 0.5mg, 1mg, 2mg, 5mg
  • Injection: 1000mg, 100mg, 100mg/vial, 1g, 1gm/vial, 250mg, 250mg/2ml, 250mg/vial, 25mg/ml, 500mg, 500mg/4ml, 500mg/vial, 50mg/ml
  • Lotion: 0.1%, 0.10%, 0.25%, 0.5%, 0.50%, 1%, 2%, 2.5%, 2.50%
  • Ointment: 0.1%, 0.10%, 0.2%, 0.20%, 0.5%, 0.50%, 1%, 1.5%, 1.50%, 2.5%, 2.50%
  • Powder: 100%
  • Solution: 0.1%, 0.10%, 1%, 2.5%
  • Spray: 1%
  • Suppository: 25mg, 30mg
  • Suspension: 100mg/60ml, 10mg/5ml
  • Swab: 0.5%
  • Tablet: 10mg, 20mg, 5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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