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Hydrocortisone : Uses, Indications, Precautions, Dosage, Side Effects, Contraindications,

Hydrocortisone

Introduction :

          Hydrocortisoneis a anti inflamatory drug. It is a corticosteriod, Contain mild amount of corticosteriod. It acts on the tissue preventing or decreasing inflammation.

Uses :

          Hydrocortisone is used in the allergic reactions like Asthma diseases, 
Skin conditions : Insect bites, Allergies, Eczema, dermatitis, itching, rashes, any drug allergies.
It also reduces the redness, itching, swelling.

Indications :

Precautions :

Any History of allergic reactions with the hydrocortisone.
Improvement of Skin Redness, Irritation, Swelling.

Dosage :

Adult dosage is 2mg  per kg body weight

Ex : If the patient body weight 50kg. The required dose is 50 X 2 = 100mg

Side Effects :

Headache
dizziness
anxiety
Blured Vision

Over Dose :

Immediately connection with near hospital where emergency ward doctors available or poison control areas are available. Indian people can contact their local hospital by dial 108 or can dial for india emergency number 911.

Note :

Do not give the medication for others without doctors order

Contraindications :

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