hydrocortisone


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hy·dro·cor·ti·sone

 (hī′drə-kôr′tĭ-sōn′, -zōn′)
n.
1. The steroid hormone cortisol.
2. A preparation of this hormone obtained from natural sources or produced synthetically and used to treat inflammatory and allergic conditions and adrenal failure.

hydrocortisone

(ˌhaɪdrəʊˈkɔːtɪˌzəʊn)
n
(Biochemistry) the principal glucocorticoid secreted by the adrenal cortex; 17-hydroxycorticosterone. The synthesized form is used mainly in treating rheumatic, allergic, and inflammatory disorders. Formula: C21H30O5. Also called: cortisol

hy•dro•cor•ti•sone

(ˌhaɪ drəˈkɔr təˌzoʊn, -ˌsoʊn)

n.
a steroid hormone, C21H30O5, of the adrenal cortex, active in carbohydrate and protein metabolism, similar to cortisone in effect.
[1950–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hydrocortisone - 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"
Translations

hy·dro·cor·ti·sone

n. hidrocortisona, hormona corticosteroide producida por la corteza suprarrenal.

hydrocortisone

n hidrocortisona
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See This condition may require hydrocortisone injections after a scan to confirm the diagnosis.
Hydrocortisone is a corticosteroid with both glucocorticoid and to a lesser extent mineralocorticoid activity.
Hydrocortisone Valerate Cream USP, 0.2%, (RLD: Westcort) had an annual sales of approximately USD 15 million in the US (IQVIA MAT March 2019).
The purpose of this study is to compare the effect of intraperitoneal Hydrocortisone with Bupivacaine in reducing the postoperative pain and other postoperative morbidities after laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
Alkindi has already been approved and marketed in Europe and is the first preparation of hydrocortisone targeted specifically at children with adrenal insufficiency, including the related condition congenital adrenal hyperplasia.
Profoot's PROcure hydrocortisone plus calendula has medicine wrapped in a clean formula and organic ingredients, emphasizes Donoghue.
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The use of oral immediate release hydrocortisone preparations is unable to replicate the cortisol rhythm leading to increased morbidity and mortality.
Wiegand et al., "Absorption and tolerability of taste-masked hydrocortisone granules in neonates, infants and children under 6 years of age with adrenal insufficiency," Clinical Endocrinology, vol.
The original topical preparation, CITI-001, was a combination of hydrocortisone acetate and lidocaine hydrochloride.
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The aqueous extract of edible dried fig fruit had significantly increased efficacy in terms of reducing itching and preventing new outbreaks in comparison with Hydrocortisone 1.0 per cent and the placebo failed to ameliorate the symptoms.

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