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SOLU-CORTEF®(hydrocortisone sodium succinate)

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INDICATIONS AND USAGE

When oral therapy is not feasible, and the strength, dosage form, and route of administration of the drug reasonably lend the preparation to the treatment of the condition, the ...

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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Because of possible physical incompatibilities, SOLU-CORTEF should not be diluted or mixed with other solutions.

Parenteral drug products should be inspected visually...

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CONTRAINDICATIONS

SOLU-CORTEF Sterile Powder is contraindicated in systemic fungal infections and patients with known hypersensitivity to the product and its constituents.

Intramuscular corticosteroid preparations are...

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WARNINGS

Serious Neurologic Adverse Reactions with Epidural Administration

Serious neurologic events, some resulting in death, have been reported with epidural...

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ADVERSE REACTIONS

The following adverse reactions have been reported with SOLU-CORTEF or other corticosteroids:

Allergic reactions: Allergic or hypersensitivity reactions, anaphylactoid reaction, anaphylaxis,...

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OVERDOSAGE

Treatment of acute overdosage is by supportive and symptomatic therapy. For chronic overdosage in the face of severe disease requiring continuous steroid therapy, the dosage of the corticosteroid may be reduced...

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DESCRIPTION

SOLU-CORTEF Sterile Powder is an anti-inflammatory glucocorticoid that contains hydrocortisone sodium succinate as the active ingredient. SOLU-CORTEF Sterile Powder is available in several packages for intravenous...

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CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Glucocorticoids, naturally occurring and synthetic, are adrenocortical steroids that are readily absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract.

Naturally occurring glucocorticoids (hydrocortisone and...

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HOW SUPPLIED

SOLU-CORTEF Sterile Powder is available in the following packages:

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For Intravenous or Intramuscular Administration

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