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Hydrocortisone


Trade Names: 
Solu-cortef®

Possible Uses: 
Decrease inflammation, decrease or stop allergic reactions, decrease nausea and vomiting. In allogeneic transplants, may be used to treat or prevent graft-versus-host disease.

Possible Side Effects: 
Fluid retention, weight gain, increased blood sugars, increased blood pressure, restlessness, anxiety, trouble sleeping, increased appetite, indigestion, mood changes, acne, thinning of the skin, muscle cramps, dark stools, increased risk of fungal infection.
Last updated on 02/01/2010
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