Primacort

Company: Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Generic Drug: Hydrocortisone.

Indication: It is indicated in acute inflammatory and allergic reactions, shock, status asthmaticus, anaphylactic reaction and other serious allergic disorders. It is also useful in acute adrenal insufficiency.

Contraindication: Hypersensitivity to preparation.

Dosage & Administration: Available as injection.

Special Precautions:

  • To be used cautiously in cardiac diseases, diabetes, hypertension and hyperthyroidism.
  • To be used cautiously in lactation and pregnancy.

Side effects/ Undesired effects/ Adverse drug reactions: Systemic steroid effects on prolong use such as cushing’s syndrome, osteoporosis, glaucoma and weakness.

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2 Responses to Primacort

  1. rajendra says:

    can we use this drug in joint pain and joint sweeling?

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