Hydrocortisone

  • TRADE NAMES: Ala-Cort (Del-Ray); Cortef (Pharmacia); Cortenema (Solvay); Hydrocortone (Merck); Hytone (Dermik); Solu-Cortef (Pharmacia)
  • INDICATIONS: Arthralgias, asthma, inflammatory ocular conditions, rhinitis
  • CLASS: Corticosteroid / Glucocorticoid, Corticosteroid, topical
  • HALF-LIFE: N/A
CLINICALLY IMPORTANT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS INTERACTIONS WITH:

Amphotericin B, Chlorotrianisene, Colestyramine, Diuretics, Estrogens, Furosemide, Insulin, Live vaccines, Methotrexate, Oral Contraceptives, Pancuronium, Phenobarbital, Phenytoin, Rifampin

PREGNANCY CATEGORY: C

Our database has 35 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

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SKIN.
CARDIOVASCULAR.
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
ENDOCRINE/METABOLIC.
GASTROINTESTINAL/HEPATIC.
NEUROMUSCULAR/SKELETAL.
OCULAR.
RESPIRATORY.
OTHER.


Page last updated 12/24/2020

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Incidence info

  • <1%
  • 1-5%
  • 5-10%
  • 10-15%
  • 15-20%
  • 20-30%
  • >30%

Seriousness info

  • Hospitalization possible
  • Life threatening
  • Fatal

Warnings in other populations info

  • Breast feeding
  • Geriatric
  • Pediatric
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