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.
Muscle weakness, loss of muscle mass, joint inflammation, vertebral compression fractures and cell death in thighbone.
Peptic ulcer, stomach bleeding, abdominal distention and ulcerative esophagus.
Impaired wound healing, facial redness and increased sweating.
Central Nervous System
Convulsions, stroke, vertigo and headache.
Menstrual irregularities, development of Cushingoid state and suppression of growth in pediatric patients.
Increased eye pressure and protruding eyeball.
Other Precautions :
* Avoid alcohol consumption.