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Cortisum 100mg Injection

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Composition for Cortisum 100mg Injection

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Primary uses of Cortisum 100mg Injection

MRP
43.04
2 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Cortisum Injection

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Uses of Cortisum Injection

Cortisum 100mg Injection is used in the treatment of severe allergic reactions, allergy symptoms, cancer, skin disorders and eye disorders.
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Cortisum Injection side effects

Common

Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Increased risk of infection, Bone degradation, Skin scar, Behavioural changes, Altered bone growth, Increased blood pressure, Muscle disorders, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract.

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How to use Cortisum Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Cortisum Injection works

Hydrocortisone belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids. It prevents and treats the allergic and inflammatory reactions by decreasing the number of blood cells that cause inflammation and allergy. 
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In Depth Information on Cortisum Injection

Expert advice for Cortisum Injection

  • Take with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Dose is decreased or tapered over time.
  • Most side effects occur with high doses and on long-term use.
  • Your risk of getting an infection may become higher. Tell your doctor immediately if you have a fever, flu-like symptoms, cough, painful urination, or a wound that does not heal.
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Cortisum Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Cortisum Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cortisum 100mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Cortisum 100mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Cortisum 100mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
None stated
Kidney
SAFE
Cortisum 100mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Cortisum 100mg Injection is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Cortisum 100mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Cortisum Injection

Frequently asked questions about Hydrocortisone

Q. Is hydrocortisone safe?
Hydrocortisone belongs to a class of medications called corticosteroids. Hydrocortisone is safe when used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is hydrocortisone same as cortisone, cort stim, cort s?
Cort s is proprietary (brand) name of hydrocortisone injection. Cortisone is other name of hydrocortisone. Cort stim is contracted (short) form for cortisol stimulation test
Q. Is hydrocortisone good for ringworm, cold sores, haemorrhoids, scars or burns?
No. Hydrocortisone is contraindicated in any condition where the skin is infected or inflamed
Q. Does hydrocortisone help in eczema, acne, hives, dry skin and thrush?
Hydrocortisone relieves the itching associated with eczema and local swelling and itching associated with hives. It should not be used in acne, dry skin and thrush
Q. Can I take ibuprofen, Tylenol or Benadryl with hydrocortisone?
NSAIDs like ibuprofen, Tylenol (acetaminophen), Benadryl (paracetamol, diphenhydramine, and phenylephrine) should not be taken if hydrocortisone is being taken orally. There is however little chance of interaction between hydrocortisone for local application and other drugs which are taken orally. Always follow the advice of the doctor regarding use of hydrocortisone ointment/cream and other medications.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Cortisum with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Cortisum with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Cortisum with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard
Cortisum with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Cortisum with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: PV 6, Oraloz Mpt
Medicines with composition Bacillus Calmette-Guerin high strength: Oncovac, SII-Onco-BCG
Cortisum with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Cortisum with Glibenclamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil, Getrol
Cortisum with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
Cortisum with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Cortisum with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
Cortisum with Exenatide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Exenatide: Exapride
Cortisum with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Cortisum with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Cortisum with Azithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azithromycin: Azitag, Maxithral, Azinova, Zithrocin, Zyloc, Nthrosin, Azilear, Rezim, Azrade, Bactiazi, Elderaze, Azilup, Laz, Aziwis, Unizith, Rti, Azimore, Azee, Azivista, Azlo, Azivent, Azibest, Morzit, Zady, Aziklin, Azinol, Azitru, Remycine, Azileb, Azita, Aznee, Nazi, Azinix, Bio AZ, Azidep, Azirite, Zicin, Azibact, Zikem, Aziagio, Azad, Azithea, Threeomycin, A24, Azimacro, Aro, Aziclass, Uzazy, Azikaa, Azid, Zofacin, Trulimax, Azlupin, Uthral, Azigreat, Aziter, Azi Faith, Azigold, Rizax, Ecothral, Cazithro, Azitex, Azitus XL, Azinkya, Izamed, Azicom, Azimed, Macrozin, Azipos, Azipeg, Aziforce, Azoo, Azipar, Azito, Azitab, Azicure, Rowezy, Azilac, Azax, Zithrokem, Azitrac, Azam, Azimount, Direkt, Servazith, Azimint, Azure, Azilin, Azest, Azinew, Azinext, Miomycin, Aziten, Aziway, Azitech, Azicox, Azindica, Aziber, Yash ZI, Zithro, Azisef, Azitin, Zarocin, Maazi, Zomycin, Azopil, Azipar O, Azithree, Azilide, Azigo, Karizma, Aziday, Zithrox, Azenas, Retramycin, Azcre, Pratham, Azoxyn, Vicon, Elzee, Azu OD, Zithcure, Xith, Azitop, Azibig, Azyric, Azifem, Azibiotic, Azifine, Aziline, Azilet, Azotis, Nanogram, Zitro, Zithium, Aziford, Azicid, Ertycin, Azeloc, Azimax, Myaz, Azirav, Zithree, Azycin, Azicrat, Ezecure, Azisoft, Qazi, Activa, Azisuper, Izabof, Zenmac, Aziwar, Azimon, Zohri, Azi Q, Azysafe, Azsuch, Azitras, Azirom, Azikem, Nuazy, Myazi, Zitromycin, Deftolide, Ronin, Nazith, Prazith, Azitsa, Azitas, Azumin, Azforin, Litazith, Flaag, Azmox, Zithromax, 3A, Azitive, Stfaz, Azilife, Azizen, Aziyug, Ortiza, AZ3, Zitis, Wiazi, Azomarc, Azimech, Azimist, Aziral, Aziset, Azro, Onazit, Gemycine, Stumz, Systhral, AN 500, Azauk, Zylid, Aziruth, Azinix Sdp, Azimark, Azire, Azith, Azovid, Maczed, Azitec, Zizom, Avitla
Cortisum with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rubella vaccine (Live): Rubella, R-VAC
Cortisum with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glyson, Lipi, Glynase, Glytop, Glucotrol, Glez, Diacon, Glibetic, Glyzip, Aviglip
Cortisum with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Ticin
Cortisum with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor, Insuret, Indromide
Cortisum with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Cortisum with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin, Clarigard, Macrobid
Cortisum with Saxagliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Saxagliptin: Onglyza
Cortisum with Rosiglitazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rosiglitazone: Rezult, Windia, Rosicon
Cortisum with Repaglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Page, Repage, Eurepa
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