Hydrocortisone – Cortef

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Drug Name: Hydrocortisone

Brand Name: Cortef®

Medicine Use: Quick-relief

Type of Medicine: Oral corticosteroids

Form: Tablet, Liquid

Prescribing Info: pfizer.com

Possible Side Effects:
Weight gain/swelling
Muscle and bone weakness
Severe stomach pain and bloating
Skin changes
Neurological changes like seizures and headaches
Endocrine changes like slowed growth in children, diabetes, and menstrual changes
Vision problems
Blood and lymphatic system disorders, like high white blood cell count