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Solu-CORTEF

hydrocortisone
Hydrocortisone is a steroid medicine that is used in the treatment of many different conditions, including allergic disorders, skin conditions, ulcerative colitis, arthritis, lupus, multiple sclerosis, or lung disorders. Hydrocortisone is also used to replace steroids in people with adrenal insufficiency (decreased production of natural steroids by the adrenal glands). Hydrocortisone affects your immune system and is often used to treat certain blood cell disorders such as anemia (low red blood cells) or thrombocytopenia (low platelets). Hydrocortisone is also used in the treatment of certain cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma. Hydrocortisone may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
hydrocortisone
DRUG TYPE
glucocorticoids

Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use hydrocortisone if you have a fungal infection anywhere in your body.

Tell your doctor about any illness or infection you have had within the past several weeks.

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