Hydrocortisone

Hydrocortisone*:
• oral (eg Hysone®) injection (eg Solu-cortef®) or topical (eg Cortaid®, Cortef®, Cortic®, Dermaid®, Egocort®, Hydrofrom®, Sigmacort®)
• synthetic steroid, structurally identical to cortisol
• indications – replacement for adrenocorticol insufficiency; allergic reactions; inflammation; cancer

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