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Solu-Cortef Injection (Hydocortisone Sodium Succinate) - 100mg (1 x 2mL Vial)

Solu-Cortef Injection (Hydocortisone Sodium Succinate) - 100mg (1 x 2mL Vial)

Solu-Cortef Injection (Hydocortisone Sodium Succinate) - 100mg (1 x 2mL Vial)
Brand Name: Solu-Cortef Injection
Generic Name: Hydocortisone Sodium Succinate
Form: Vial
Manufacturer: Pfizer

What is Solu-Cortef Injection?
Solu-Cortef Injection containing the active ingredient hydrocortisone sodium succinate belongs to a class of medications called corticosteroids. The medication works by modifying the immune systemís response to various conditions and decreasing inflammation. It can be used to treat a variety of conditions such as severe allergic reactions, blood diseases, rheumatoid arthritis, breathing problems, eye diseases, intestinal disorders, skin disease, adrenal gland problems, multiple sclerosis or certain types of cancer.

How is Solu-Cortef Injection used?
Solu-Cortef Injection should be used when a similar medication cannot be taken orally or when a very fast treatment is needed. The vials can be injected directly into a muscle or by slow injection into a vein as directed by a doctor. Contact a doctor for the correct dosage and length of treatment as it will depend on the condition being treated and the patientís response to the therapy. Before using the solution, check the vial for any discoloration and particles. If you are using the medication at home, learn all preparations and usage instruction from a health care professional before applying.

Adverse effects
Patients using Solu-Cortef Injection may encounter unwanted side effects such as:

  • Upset stomach
  • Headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Change in menstrual period
  • Vomiting
  • Acne
  • Increased appetite and weight gain
  • Pain, redness or swelling at application site

Contact a doctor immediately should side effects persist or encounter more severe side effects such as:

  • Vision problems
  • Black or tarry stools
  • Jaundice
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Mental or mood changes
  • Muscle pain or weakness
  • Cushingís syndrome
  • Signs of infection

Warnings
Immediately proceed to your nearest emergency department if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms usually associated with such a reaction include difficulty breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, swelling, skin rashes, and hives.

Solu-Cortef Injection is not always suitable for all patients. Always consult your health care provider prior to using this medication if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to conceive, using any other medication (prescription or non-prescription), using any herbal products or supplements, or if you have any allergies or other health problems.

The correct dosage and prescription commonly depend on the patient and the condition being treated. Do not adjust your dosage without the approval of your health care provider. This product is only for use as prescribed and instructed.

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Solu-Cortef Injection (Hydocortisone Sodium Succinate) - 100mg (1 x 2mL Vial)
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