Solu-Cortef Powder For Solution For Injection 1000Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Solu-Cortef: Powder for solution for injection (1000mg)

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Solu-Cortef 1000mg Pwd for Inj

What is this Medicine?

HYDROCORTISONE (hye droe KOR ti sone) is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated include asthma, allergies, and arthritis. It is also used for other conditions, such as blood disorders and diseases of the adrenal glands.

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Solu-Cortef 1000mg Powder for Injection

NDC: 000090005
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Tenosynovitis, Tuberculosis Infection, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), Pneumonitis, Adrenocortical Insufficiency, Crohn's Disease, Rhus Dermatitis, Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Dermatitis Herpetiformis, Rheumatic Carditis, Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP), Pruritus, Allergic Conjunctivitis, Xerosis, Laryngotracheobronchitis (croup), Exfoliative Dermatitis, Angioedema, Serum Sickness, Graves' Ophthalmopathy, Urticaria, Uveitis, Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum, Granuloma Annulare, Addison's Disease, Bronchospasm Prophylaxis, Iritis, Dermatomyositis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL), Herpes Zoster Ocular Infection, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Anterior Segment Inflammation, Contact Dermatitis, Berylliosis, Mycosis Fungoides, Anaphylaxis, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL), Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL), Insect Bites Or Stings, Pemphigus, Discoid Lupus Erythematosus, Postoperative Ocular Inflammation, Seborrheic Dermatitis, Loeffler's Syndrome, Bursitis, Lichen Striatus, Epicondylitis, Lichen Simplex, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, Corneal Ulcer, Atopic Dermatitis, Lichen Planus, Asthma, Hypoplastic Anemia, Ulcerative Colitis, Keratitis, Keloids, Allergic Rhinitis, Chorioretinitis, Alopecia, Pompholyx, Sarcoidosis, Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma (CTCL), Osteoarthritis, Polymyositis, Gouty Arthritis, Polymorphous Light Eruption, Pityriasis Rosea, Thrombocytopenia, Psoriasis, Hodgkin's Disease, Hemolytic Anemia, Optic Neuritis, Hypercalcemia, Erythroblastopenia

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Temporal Arteritis, Multiple Myeloma, Septic Shock, Endophthalmitis, Wegener's Granulomatosis, Polychondritis, Polyarteritis Nodosa, Pulmonary Edema, Mixed Connective Tissue Disease, Churg-Strauss Syndrome

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Discard reconstituted product if not used within 3 days
Solu-Cortef 1000mg Powder for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Solu-Cortef 1000mg Powder for Injection

Dry Skin Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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