Hydrocortisone

Brand Names

Cortef® (There may be other brand names for this medication)

How is it Administered?

Your medicine will be taken by mouth.

What is it Used For?

This drug is a corticosteroid, similar to a natural hormone produced by your adrenal glands. It relieves inflammation (swelling, heat, redness, and pain) and is used to treat many conditions, including certain types of cancer.

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