Hydrocortisone

 
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Corticosteroid

Hydrocortisone is prescribed for the relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.

Hydrocortisone is prescribed to treat many immune and allergic disorders:
- Ulcerative colitis;
- Severe psoriasis;
- Severe asthma;
- Lupus;
- Crohn's disease;
- Arthritis;

Hydrocortisone is prescribed to treat endocrine disorders:
- Addisons disease;
- Adrenal insufficiency;

Hydrocortisone is a medium-strength corticosteroid.

Hydrocortisone is prescribed in treating diseases:
- Dermatitis;
- Eczema;
- Psoriasis;

Without a Prescription

Hydrocortisone is prescribed to treat a variety of skin conditions:
- Allergies;
- Dermatitis;
- Eczema;
- Rash;

Hydrocortisone topical solution is prescribed to treat severe dandruff.

Hydrocortisone reduces:
- Itching;
- Redness;
- The swelling;

Dosage

Ask your pharmacist to tell you the correct dose of Hydrocortisone that suits you best.

Side Effects

Side effects may include:
- Acne;
- Allergic reaction;
- Burning;
- Contact allergy;
- Delayed wound healing process;
- Depigmentation hypertrichosis;
- Dryness;
- Extreme/unwanted hair growth;
- Hair bumps (folliculitis);
- Headache;
- Increased intraocular pressure increased chance of a cataract;
- Increased thirst/urination;
- Irritation;
- Itching;
- Itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat);
- Rash;
- Redness;
- Severe dizziness;
- Skin thinning/discoloration;
- Stinging;
- Stretch marks;
- Swelling ankles/feet;
- Swelling;
- Trouble breathing;
- Unusual/extreme tiredness;
- Vision problems;
- Weight loss;

Brand Names

Other synonyms:
- Idrocortisone [DCIT];
- Hydroxycortisone;
- Hydrocortisonum [INN-Latin];
- Hydrocortisone Valerate;
- Hydrocortisone Sodium Phosphate;
- Hydrocortisone free alcohol;
- Hydrocortisone Butyrate;
- Hydrocortisone Base;
- Hydrocortisone alcohol;
- Hydrocortisone Acetate;
- Hydrocortisone;
- Hydrocorticosterone;
- Hidrocortisona [INN-Spanish];
- Dihydrocostisone;
- Cort-Quin;
- Cortesal;
- Cortenema;
- Cortef;
- Cortef Acetate;
- Cort-Dome;
- Cortanal;
- Cortaid;
- Compound F;
- Colocort;
- Cobadex;
- Cleiton;
- Clear aid;
- Cetacort;
- CaldeCORT Spray;
- Beta-hc;
- Basan-Corti;
- Barseb HC;
- Balneol-hc;
- Aquanil HC;
- Aquacort;
- Anusol HC;
- Anti-inflammatory hormone;
- Anflam;
- Amberin;
- Alphaderm;
- Algicirtis;
- Ala-Scalp;
- Ala-cort;
- Alacort;
- Aeroseb-HC;
- Aeroseb HC;
- Acticort;
- 17alpha-Hydroxycorticosterone;
- 11beta-Hydroxycortisone;

Contraindications

Hydrocortisone is contraindicated in those patients with a history of hypersensitivity to any of the components of Hydrocortisone.

Hydrocortisone is contraindicated if you have:
- Poor blood circulation;
- Immune system problems;
- Diabetes;
- Any other allergies;
- Allergic to Hydrocortisone;
- Allergic to corticosteroids;
Without Prescription (2017)