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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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When peak cortisol was below this threshold, the diagnosis of AI was confirmed and treatment with hydrocortisone (Cortef) was started.
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.
Consider a treatment trial of low-dose hydrocortisone (Cortef) up to a maximum of 20 mg a day.
These drugs, including prednisone (Deltasone), prednisolone (Prelone), hydrocortisone (Cortef) and methyl-prednisolone (Medrol), suppress the immune system and reduce inflammation.
Greenstone's product is the authorized generic of Cortef.