Side effect(s) of Hydrocortisone

Read the side effects of Hydrocortisone as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
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.



Other Precautions : * Avoid alcohol consumption.
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