Instructions for use "Hydrocortisone"
"Hydrocortisone" (hydrocortisone) applied locally or systemically (depending on the release forms of the drug). Externally used ointment for healing damaged non-infected skin surfaces. Eye ointment and eye drops "Hydrocortisone" for reviews is effective in the treatment of allergic conjunctivitis, blepharitis, keratitis and several other diseases. Intra-articular use a suspension of acetate of "Hydrocortisone" in rheumatoid arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, subacute and acute bursitis, etc. Injections of acetate of "Hydrocortisone" do subcutaneously with lupus, drug reaction, planus, etc.
For systemic medication (oral, intramuscular, intravenous) use tablets, suspension, powder for preparation of injections. "Hydrocortisone" is prescribed for endocrine disorders, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, adrenal insufficiency, skin diseases, respiratory diseases, allergic reactions, multiple sclerosis, emergencies. In case of emergency "Hydrocortisone" is used intravenously. Adults appoint 100 to 450-500 ml or more, depending on the severity of the condition. The highest dose of 1,500 mg / day. Intramuscular "Hydrocortisone" is used in adults in the amount of 125-200 mg per day, in children is 15-30 mg per day.
Intraarticular and periarticular (around the joint) impose a suspension of "Hydrocortisone": adults 3-50 mg, for children from three months to one year - up to 25 ppm, with one to six years in the 25-50 mg for children from six to fourteen years - 50-75 mg hydrocortisone Eye ointment are administered into the conjunctival SAC 1-3 times per day.
Ointment "Hydrocortisone" you need to apply a thin layer on the skin up to four times per day, not more than three weeks.
Contraindications, side effects "Hydrocortisone"
"Hydrocortisone" for external and local application is contraindicated in cases of hypersensitivity, in a brief period after vaccination, dermatitis near the mouth, viral, fungal and bacterial diseases of the eye and skin, with acne acne vulgaris, rosacea. With caution the preparation is used in the first trimester of pregnancy, during lactation, systemic lesions in tuberculosis, diabetes.
"Hydrocortisone" for external and local use is contraindicated in children up to two years.
With systemic treatment, "Hydrocortisone" is prescribed with caution in patients with severe arterial hypertension, fungal diseases, in the postoperative period, in peptic ulcer, diverticulitis, lactation and pregnancy, nephritis, renal failure, myasthenia gravis. Detailed information about contraindications and side effects "Hydrocortisone" is given in the annotation to the drug. The drug can be purchased in any pharmacy without a prescription at an affordable price.