Active Ingredient(s):Hydrocortisone FDA Approved: * September 25, 1972 Pharm Company: *SANOFI AVENTIS US Category:Anti-Inflammatory
Hydrocortisone is the name for the hormone cortisol when supplied as a medication. Uses include conditions such as adrenocortical insufficiency, adrenogenital syndrome, high blood calcium, thyroiditis, rheumatoid arthritis, dermatitis, asthma, and COPD. It is the treatment of choice for adrenocortical insufficiency. It can be given by mouth, topically, or by injection. Stopping treatment after long-term use should b...
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