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Noun1.Cortef - an adrenal-cortex hormone (trade names Hydrocortone or Cortef) that is active in carbohydrate and protein metabolism
adrenal cortical steroid, corticoid, corticosteroid - a steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex or synthesized; administered as drugs they reduce swelling and decrease the body's immune response; "adrenal cortical steroids are used to treat many different conditions"
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Thyroxin, Solu Cortef, Nitrocine, Aval, Stemetil, Gravinate injections, Linoxain, Floic Acid and even Panadol tablets prescribed by doctors to different patients were short in the market for a long time, said a chemist who wished not to be named.
Greenstone's product is the authorized generic of Cortef.
Methylprednisolone (Medrol) and prednisolone (Delta Cortef, Sterane) are also frequently used.