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Drug information on Derobin-HC (Hydrocortisone) from US Vitamins Limited


US Vitamins Limited
Generic : Hydrocortisone
1.15% / 1.15% / 5.3% w / w / 0.5%
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Drug Name : Hydrocortisone

Hydrocortisone(Cortef) generic Derobin-HC is a corticosteroid, prescribed for severe allergies, arthritis, asthma, multiple sclerosis and skin conditions. It is also used to treat certain types of cancer.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017

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Medical Condition(s) for which Derobin-HC may be prescribed

Side effects of Derobin-HC

   Fluid and Electrolyte Disturbances : Sodium retention, fluid retention, heart failure, high blood pressure and potassium loss.

   Musculoskeletal : Muscle weakness, loss of muscle mass, joint inflammation, vertebral compression fractures and cell death in thighbone.

   Gastrointestinal : Peptic ulcer, stomach bleeding, abdominal distention and ulcerative esophagus.

   Skin : Impaired wound healing, facial redness and increased sweating.

   Central Nervous System : Convulsions, stroke, vertigo and headache.

   Genitourinary : Menstrual irregularities, development of Cushingoid state and suppression of growth in pediatric patients.

   Eye : Increased eye pressure and protruding eyeball.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

IV- The recommended dose is 20mg per day.

How to use Derobin-HC?

It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.

When is Derobin-HC not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with systemic fungal infection, who are taking mifepristone and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Derobin-HC

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver, kidney, intestinal, or heart disease, diabetes, underactive thyroid gland, high blood pressure, mental illness, myasthenia gravis, osteoporosis, herpes eye infection, seizures, tuberculosis (TB), ulcers, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid contact with people who have infections.

• It may cause unusual changes in vision; if it is so consult with your doctor.

• It may affect blood sugar; monitor blood sugar level regularly while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Derobin-HC

Avoid alcohol consumption.

Storage Conditions for Derobin-HC

Keep this medication out of the reach of children. Store it according to the package directions.

Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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