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17-hydroxycorticosterone
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Description

Hydrocortisone is a steroid hormone produced naturally by the body's adrenal glands. It is used to treat a variety of conditions, including allergies, asthma, skin conditions, and arthritis. It works by reducing inflammation and suppressing the immune system.

Common side effects of hydrocortisone include:
  ▸  Increased appetite
  ▸  Weight gain
  ▸  Mood swings
  ▸  Acne
  ▸  Headache
  ▸  Nausea
  ▸  Vomiting
  ▸  Stomach pain
  ▸  Blurred vision
  ▸  Insomnia

Brand names associated with hydrocortisone include:
  ▸  Cortef
  ▸  Cortenema
  ▸  Cortifoam
  ▸  Cortril
  ▸  Hycort
  ▸  Hydrocortone
  ▸  Hydrocortone Acetate
  ▸  Hydrocortone Phosphate
  ▸  Hydrocortone Sodium Succinate
  ▸  Hydrocortone Valerate
  ▸  Hydrocortone-21
  ▸  Hydrocortone-25
  ▸  Hydrocortone-50
  ▸  Hydrocortone-75
  ▸  Hydrocortone-100
  ▸  Hydrocortone-125
  ▸  Hydrocortone-150
  ▸  Hydrocortone-200
  ▸  Hydrocortone-250
  ▸  Hydrocortone-500
  ▸  Hydrocortone-1000

Synonyms
  • compound F
  • cortisol
  • hydrocortisone
  • hydrocortisonum
Classifications
  • anti-inflammatory
  • corticosteroid
  • gastrointestinal
  • glucocorticoid
  • hormone
  • sport doping
  • steroid

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