Hydrocortisone- Drug Detail Profile

Category of Drug Hydrocortisone is Anallergics and Drugs used in Anaphylaxis
Mechanism of Action 
Indications Hydrocortisone is used for
1. Adjunct in the emergency treatment of
2. Inflammatory skin conditions
3. Inflammatory bowel disease
4. Adrenocortical insufficiency
5. As acetate: rheumatology, neurology, piscleritis, sinusitis
6. Addison’s disease, Simmond’s disease,
7. Terculous meningitis;
8. Perineal trauma
9. Joint Inflammation
10. Subaortic dermatitis.
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
Available dosage forms 1. TABLETS

Contraindications 1. Not relevant to emergency use but for
contra-indications relating to long-term use
2. Ulcers.
Precautions1. Not relevant to emergency use but for
precautions relating to long-term use,
2. Interactions
3. lactation
Adverse Effects1. Adverse effects associated with long-term
corticosteroid treatment
2. Opportunistic infection.
Pregnancy Category C

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