Hydrocortisone 1.0% P & D Uses

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What is Hydrocortisone 1.0% P & D?

Hydrocortisone 1.0% P & D is in a class of drugs called steroids. Hydrocortisone 1.0% P & D prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.

Hydrocortisone 1.0% P & D is used to treat many different conditions such as allergic disorders, skin conditions, ulcerative colitis, arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, or breathing disorders.

Hydrocortisone 1.0% P & D may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Hydrocortisone 1.0% P & D indications

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When oral therapy is not feasible, and the strength, dosage form and route of administration of the drug reasonably lend the preparation to the treatment of the condition, Hydrocortisone 1.0% P & D sterile powder is indicated for intravenous or intramuscular use in the following conditions:

1. Endocrine Disorders

  • Primary or secondary adrenocortical insufficiency (Hydrocortisone 1.0% P & D or cortisone is the drug of choice; synthetic analogs may be used in conjunction with mineralocorticoids where applicable; in infancy, mineralocorticoid supplementation is of particular importance)

  • Acute adrenocortical insufficiency (Hydrocortisone 1.0% P & D or cortisone is the drug of choice; mineralocorticoid supplementation may be necessary, particularly when synthetic analogs are used)

  • Preoperatively and in the event of serious trauma or illness, in patients with known adrenal insufficiency or when adrenocortical reserve is doubtful

  • Shock unresponsive to conventional therapy if adrenocortical insufficiency exists or is suspected

  • Congenital adrenal hyperplasia

  • Hypercalcemia associated with cancer

  • Nonsuppurative thyroiditis

2. Rheumatic Disorders

As adjunctive therapy for short-term administration (to tide the patient over an acute episode or exacerbation) in:

  • Post-traumatic osteoarthritis

  • Synovitis of osteoarthritis

  • Rheumatoid arthritis, including juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (selected cases may require low-dose maintenance therapy)

  • Acute and subacute bursitis

  • Epicondylitis

  • Acute nonspecific tenosynovitis

  • Acute gouty arthritis

  • Psoriatic arthritis

  • Ankylosing spondylitis

3. Collagen Diseases

During an exacerbation or as maintenance therapy in selected cases of:

  • Systemic lupus erythematosus

  • Systemic dermatomyositis (polymyositis)

  • Acute rheumatic carditis

4. Dermatologic Diseases

  • Pemphigus

  • Severe erythema multiforme (Stevens-Johnson syndrome)

  • Exfoliative dermatitis

  • Bullous dermatitis herpetiformis

  • Severe seborrheic dermatitis

  • Severe psoriasis

  • Mycosis fungoides

5. Allergic States

Control of severe or incapacitating allergic conditions intractable to adequate trials of conventional treatment in:

  • Bronchial asthma

  • Contact dermatitis

  • Atopic dermatitis

  • Serum sickness

  • Seasonal or perennial allergic rhinitis

  • Drug hypersensitivity reactions

  • Urticarial transfusion reactions

  • Acute noninfectious laryngeal edema (epinephrine is the drug of first choice)

6. Ophthalmic Diseases

Severe acute and chronic allergic and inflammatory processes involving the eye, such as:

  • Herpes zoster ophthalmicus

  • Iritis, iridocyclitis

  • Chorioretinitis

  • Diffuse posterior uveitis and choroiditis

  • Optic neuritis

  • Sympathetic ophthalmia

  • Anterior segment inflammation

  • Allergic conjunctivitis

  • Allergic corneal marginal ulcers

  • Keratitis

7. Gastrointestinal Diseases

To tide the patient over a critical period of the disease in:

  • Ulcerative colitis (systemic therapy)

  • Regional enteritis (systemic therapy)

8. Respiratory Diseases

  • Symptomatic sarcoidosis

  • Berylliosis

  • Fulminating or disseminated pulmonary tuberculosis when used concurrently with appropriate antituberculous chemotherapy

  • Loeffler’s syndrome not manageable by other means

  • Aspiration pneumonitis

9. Hematologic Disorders

  • Acquired (autoimmune) hemolytic anemia

  • Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura in adults (IV only; IM administration is contraindicated)

  • Secondary thrombocytopenia in adults

  • Erythroblastopenia (RBC anemia)

  • Congenital (erythroid) hypoplastic anemia

10. Neoplastic Diseases

For palliative management of:

  • Leukemias and lymphomas in adults

  • Acute leukemia of childhood

11. Edematous States

To induce diuresis or remission of proteinuria in the nephrotic syndrome, without uremia, of the idiopathic type or that due to lupus erythematosus

12. Nervous System

Acute exacerbations of multiple sclerosis

13. Miscellaneous

  • Tuberculous meningitis with subarachnoid block or impending block when used concurrently with appropriate antituberculous chemotherapy

  • Trichinosis with neurologic or myocardial involvement

How should I use Hydrocortisone 1.0% P & D?

Use exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Follow the directions on your prescription label.

Do not take Hydrocortisone 1.0% P & D rectal by mouth. It is for use only in your rectum.

This medication comes with patient instructions for safe and effective use. Follow these directions carefully. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions. You may need to use this medication for up to 8 weeks.

Wash your hands before and after using this medicine.

Try to empty your bowel and bladder just before using the Hydrocortisone 1.0% P & D rectal.

Use only the applicator provided with the medication to insert it into your rectum.

For best results from the enema, lie down on your left side for at least 30 minutes after using the foam or enema to allow the liquid to distribute throughout your intestines. Try to hold in the enema for at least 1 hour, or all night if possible. Avoid using the bathroom during this time.

Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse after using this medicine for a few days.

Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

Uses of Hydrocortisone 1.0% P & D in details

infoThere are specific as well as general uses of a drug or medicine. A medicine can be used to prevent a disease, treat a disease over a period or cure a disease. It can also be used to treat the particular symptom of the disease. The drug use depends on the form the patient takes it. It may be more useful in injection form or sometimes in tablet form. The drug can be used for a single troubling symptom or a life-threatening condition. While some medications can be stopped after few days, some drugs need to be continued for prolonged period to get the benefit from it.
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It is used as a cream to treat mild to moderate inflammatory skin disorders such as mild to moderate eczema (itchy skin rash)contact dermatitis (e.g. after contact with certain plants, cosmetics, irritants like detergents), insect bite reactions.

Orally it is used to reduce pain, swelling and inflammation and to reduce the body's immune response. In general this drug is used to treat hormonal conditions when the body does not produce enough of its own steroids, and to treat a range of immune and allergic conditions. Hydrocortisone 1.0% P & D is used as an injection for treating various conditions such as severe allergic reactions, arthritis, blood diseases, breathing problems, certain cancers, eye diseases, intestinal disorders, and skin diseases. The injectable form of Hydrocortisone 1.0% P & D is used when a similar drug cannot be taken by mouth or when a very fast treatment is needed, especially in patients with severe medical conditions. This drug may also be used with other medications as a replacement for certain hormones.

Hydrocortisone 1.0% P & D description

infoPharmacology is a crucial part of medicine wherein various medications are used to advance the well-being of an individual. Some drugs cure the infection or a disease; few prevent the occurrence of a symptom or a disease, and few are used in long-term treatment of the disease. Drugs are obtained from the plants as well as they can be synthesized organically. The drugs are used in various combinations or a single drug by the pharmaceutical industry during its preparation. The half-life of each medicine is different, and the dosage of the drug depends on the half-life of the drug.
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Hydrocortisone 1.0% P & D is the most well-known of the natural metabolic intermediary of cortisols. Cortisol is corticosteroid hormone or glucocorticoid produced by zona fasciculata of the adrenal cortex, which are a part of the adrenal gland. It is usually referred to as the "stress hormone" as it is involved in response to stress and anxiety, controlled by CRH. It increases blood pressure and blood sugar, and reduces immune responses. Various synthetic forms of cortisol are used to treat a variety of different illnesses. When first introduced as a treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, Hydrocortisone 1.0% P & D was referred to as Compound E.

Active ingredient matches for Hydrocortisone 1.0% P & D:

Hydrocortisone in Malta.


List of Hydrocortisone 1.0% P & D substitutes (brand and generic names)

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Unit description / dosage (Manufacturer)Price, USD
Cream; Topical; Hydrocortisone 0.5%
Hydrocortisonum 10 Bottle
Injectable; Injection; Hydrocortisone Acetate 2.5% (Sovereign)
Injectable; Injection; Hydrocortisone Sodium Phosphate 25 mg / ml (Auden mckenzie)
Injectable; Injection; Hydrocortisone Sodium Phosphate 50 mg / ml (Auden mckenzie)
Ointment; Ophthalmic, Otic; Hydrocortisone Sodium Phosphate 1.5% (Auden mckenzie)
Tablet; Oral; Hydrocortisone Sodium Phosphate 10 mg (Auden mckenzie)
Tablet; Oral; Hydrocortisone Sodium Phosphate 20 mg (Auden mckenzie)
Tablets; Oral; Hydrocortisone Sodium Phosphate 10 mg (Auden mckenzie)
Tablets; Oral; Hydrocortisone Sodium Phosphate 20 mg (Auden mckenzie)
Ointment; Topical; Hydrocortisone Acetate 1% (Dermapharm)
Ointment; Topical; Hydrocortisone 1% (Dermapharm)
Cream; Topical; Hydrocortisone 0.5% (Karrer)
Cream; Topical; Hydrocortisone (Galen)
Lotion; Topical; Hydrocortisone (Galen)
Ointment; Topical; Hydrocortisone (Galen)
Solution; Topical; Hydrocortisone (Galen)

References

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  2. Wikipedia. "cortisol: Link to the compound information in Wikipedia.". https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cortisol (accessed September 18, 2017).
  3. PubChem. "hydrocortisone". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compoun... (accessed September 18, 2017).
  4. FDA Orange Book. "Patent:6514980: The publication, Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations (the List, commonly known as the Orange Book), identifies drug products approved on the basis of safety and effectiveness by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the Act).". https://www.fda.gov/Drugs/InformationOnD... (accessed September 18, 2017).

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