WestcortActive Ingredient(s): Hydrocortisone
FDA Approved: * March 17, 1978
Pharm Company: * WESTWOOD SQUIBB
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... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.