Medicine : Acucort (500mg)

Name:Acucort (500mg)
Type:Injection
Manufacturer:Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic Use:Hydrocortisone Acetate
Composition:Hydrocortisone Acetate(500 Mg)
Substitutes:acucort (500mg)


Generic ( Hydrocortisone Acetate )



Typical use Of Hydrocortisone Acetate :Adrenal Insufficiency, Anaphylactic Reactions, Apthous Ulcers, Atopic Eczema, Collagen Disease, Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Contact Allergic Dermatitis, Discoid Eczema, Flexural Psoriasis, Graft Rejection, Hypercalcaemia, Infantile Eczema, Inflammation, Irritant Dermatitis, Itching, Joint Inflammation.
Mechanism of action of Hydrocortisone Acetate :Hydrocortisone Is A Corticosteroid Used For Its Anti-inflammatory And Immunosuppressive Effects. Its Anti-inflammatory Action Is Due To The Suppression Of Migration Of Polymorphonuclear Leukocytes And Reversal Of Increased Capillary Permeability. It May Also Be Used As Replacement Therapy In Adrenocortical Insufficiency.
Drug Interaction of Hydrocortisone Acetate :Adrenal Insufficiency, Anaphylactic Reactions, Apthous Ulcers, Atopic Eczema, Collagen Disease, Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Contact Allergic Dermatitis, Discoid Eczema, Flexural Psoriasis, Graft Rejection, Hypercalcaemia, Infantile Eczema, Inflammation, Irritant Dermatitis, Itching, Joint Inflammation.
Side effects of Hydrocortisone Acetate :Convulsions, Gi Bleeding, Telangiectasia, Striae, Glaucoma, Cataract, Pancreatitis, Hypersensitivity Reactions, Osteoporosis, Psychosis, Increased Intracranial Pressure, Growth Retardation, Glucose Intolerance, Epidermal Thinning, Vertebral Fractures, Avascular Necrosis, Papilloedema, Opthalmic Fungal Or Viral Disease, Dendritic Corneal Ulcers, Thromboembolic Disorder, Long Bone Fractures, Hypokalemic Alkalosis, Reduced Visual Function, Tendon Rupture.

INTERACTIONS OF HYDROCORTISONE ACETATE


How Hydrocortisone Acetate will impact on Pregnancy ?

Experiences Of Drug Use And Evidence From Studies In Pregnant Women Have Shown Risk To Fetus. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Hydrocortisone Acetate will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Hydrocortisone Acetate

No Studies Found