Cortef Oral Tablet 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Cortef: Oral tablet (10mg)

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Cortef 10mg Tab
Pfizer Inc.
Pill Identification: CORTEF 10 

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, like blood disorders and diseases of the adrenal glands.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Cortef: Oral tablet(10mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Cortef 10mg Tablet

NDC: 000090031
  • 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, Dermatitis Herpetiformis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Rheumatic Carditis, Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP), Pruritus, Allergic Conjunctivitis, Xerosis, Laryngotracheobronchitis (croup), Exfoliative Dermatitis, 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, 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, Erythroblastopenia

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

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Cortef 10mg Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_6352.JPG
Pfizer Inc.
Pill Identification: CORTEF 10 
Shape: round
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Cortef 10mg Tablet

Skin Redness Incidence:
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Dry Skin Incidence:
Severity: MILD
*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

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

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