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HYDROCORTISONE Tablets (GREENSTONE LLC)

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INDICATIONS AND USAGE

Hydrocortisone tablets are indicated in the following conditions.

1. Endocrine Disorders

Primary or secondary adrenocortical...

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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

The initial dosage of hydrocortisone tablets may vary from 20 mg to 240 mg of hydrocortisone per day depending on the specific disease entity being treated. In situations of less severity lower...

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CONTRAINDICATIONS

Systemic fungal infections and known hypersensitivity to components

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WARNINGS

In patients on corticosteroid therapy subjected to unusual stress, increased dosage of rapidly acting corticosteroids before, during, and after the stressful situation is indicated.

Corticosteroids may mask...

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ADVERSE REACTIONS

Fluid and Electrolyte Disturbances

Sodium retention
Fluid retention
Congestive heart failure in susceptible patients
Potassium loss...

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DESCRIPTION

Hydrocortisone tablets contain hydrocortisone which is a glucocorticoid. Glucocorticoids are adrenocortical steroids, both naturally occurring and synthetic, which are readily absorbed from the gastrointestinal...

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ACTIONS

Naturally occurring glucocorticoids (hydrocortisone and cortisone), which also have salt-retaining properties, are used as replacement therapy in adrenocortical deficiency states. Their synthetic analogs are primarily...

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REFERENCES

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Fekety R. Infections associated with corticosteroids and immunosuppressive therapy. In: Gorbach SL, Bartlett JG, Blacklow NR, eds. Infectious Diseases....
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HOW SUPPLIED

Hydrocortisone tablets are available in the following strengths and package sizes:

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This product's label may have been updated. For current full prescribing information please visit www.greenstonellc.com

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