Hydrocortisone

Overview

Categories

Primary Characterstics

Indications

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Pharmacokinetics

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Contraindications

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Drug Interactions

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Side Effects

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Dosage

Hydrocortisone's dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

100 to 500 mg300 (300)8 hourlyIV
1 %1 (1)As recommended.OphthalmicAs Required
0.1 to 2 %1 (1.05)8 hourlyTopicalAs Required

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

5 mg/kg5 (5)6 hourlyIntra Muscular-
5 mg/kg5 (5)6 hourlyIntra Venous-
1 %1 (1)As recommended.OpthalmicAs Required

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

6.25 mg/kg6.2 (6.25)6 hourlyIntramuscular
6.25 mg/kg6.2 (6.25)6 hourlyIntravenous

High Risk Groups

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Warning / Precautions

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Storage Conditions

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Hydrocortisone

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