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Description
Hydrocortisone sodium succinate injection contains Hydrocortisone which belongs to the group of medicines called Corticosteroids. CORT S 100MG INJECTION is used to treat endocrine disorders (diseases of endocrine glands), rheumatic disorders (inflammatory and autoimmune diseases), and hematologic disorders (blood disorders) in affected individuals.

It is also used to treat collagen diseases (autoimmune disease), dermatologic diseases, ophthalmic diseases, gastrointestinal diseases, respiratory diseases, and neoplastic diseases. The medicine is also indicated for use to replace insufficient corticosteroid hormone, and treat edematous & allergic states, and medical emergencies (such as shock/severe allergic reactions) in affected individuals.

hydrocortisone sodium succinate injection is not recommended for use in patients allergic to hydrocortisone. It is also not recommended for use in patients with systemic fungal infections, viral infections (such as herpes simplex eye infection, vaccinia, varicella), and idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (blood disorder marked by low platelet levels). The medicine is also not indicated for use in patients who had recently received live attenuated vaccines.

Before receiving hydrocortisone sodium succinate injection, inform your doctor if you have/have had an infection (such as herpes simplex, chickenpox, tuberculosis, threadworm), bleeding/clotting problem, suffering from osteoporosis (brittle bone), high blood pressure, oedema (swelling in arms/legs), diabetes, kidney problems (such as renal insufficiency), and/or liver problems (such as cirrhosis).

hydrocortisone sodium succinate injection should be administered with caution in pregnant and breastfeeding women only if it is clearly necessary. Consult your doctor before receiving the medicine.

hydrocortisone sodium succinate injection should be administered with caution in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years).  If the medicine is to be received for a longer period of time, then frequent tests on the child needs to be conducted to prevent risk of developing high intracranial pressure in the child. The medicine is advised to be administered with caution in elderly patients (aged above 65 years) after consulting the doctor.

The most common side effects associated with the use of hydrocortisone sodium succinate injection are pain and swelling at the site of injection. Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms worsens.

USES OF hydrocortisone sodium succinate injection
    Treats endocrine disorders, rheumatic disorders, and hematologic disorders
    Treats collagen diseases, dermatologic diseases, ophthalmic diseases, gastrointestinal diseases, respiratory diseases, and neoplastic diseases
    Replaces insufficient corticosteroid hormone, and treats edematous & allergic states, and medical emergencies (such as shock/severe allergic reactions) in affected individuals

DIRECTIONS FOR USE
hydrocortisone sodium succinate injection will be given to you only by a doctor or a nurse into a vein as an intravenous injection/infusion or into a muscle as an intramuscular injection. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of  hydrocortisone sodium succinate injection for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF hydrocortisone sodium succinate injection
COMMON
    pain, swelling at the site of injection

RARE
    skin reactions
    anaphylactic reactions (life threatening allergic reaction)
    blindness associated with periocular (area surrounding the eyeball) injections

Stop receiving CORT S 100MG INJECTION and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

    signs of heart failure such as shortness of breath, tiredness, weakness, dizziness, and/or irregular heartbeat
    signs of high blood pressure such as headaches, feeling unwell
    signs of stomach ulcers such as stomach pain, blood in stools, and/or vomiting blood
    convulsions
    signs of reactivated tuberculosis such as coughing blood, and/or chest pain
    signs of infections such as raised temperature, feeling unwell
    signs of osteoporosis (thin, fragile bones) such as bone/joint pain, broken bones, and/or back pain (that gets worse when standing/walking)
    signs of allergic reactions such as rash, red itchy welts, difficulty while swallowing/breathing, and/or swelling of the face, lips, tongue/throat
    you/your child gets infected to measles/chickenpox

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY
hydrocortisone sodium succinate injection should be used with caution during pregnancy only if it is clearly necessary. Consult your doctor before receiving the medicine.

BREASTFEEDING
hydrocortisone sodium succinate injection should be used with caution in breastfeeding women only if it is necessary since the medicine may pass through breastmilk. Consult your doctor before receiving hydrocortisone sodium succinate injection.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES
Do not drive or operate any machines if you experience dizziness, vertigo (internal spinning sensation), visual disturbances and/or tiredness after receiving hydrocortisone sodium succinate injection.

KIDNEY
CORT S 100MG INJECTION should be received with caution in patients with kidney problems such as renal inefficiency. Consult your doctor before receiving hydrocortisone sodium succinate injection.

LIVER
hydrocortisone sodium succinate injection should be received with caution in patients with liver disease such as cirrhosis. Consult your doctor before receiving hydrocortisone sodium succinate injection.

ALLERGY
Do not receive hydrocortisone sodium succinate injection if you are allergic to hydrocortisone, any other corticosteroid medicine, and/or any other ingredients in the medicine. Consult doctor before receiving hydrocortisone sodium succinate injection.

HEART DISEASE
hydrocortisone sodium succinate injection should be received with caution in patients with heart disease such as heart failure, heart attack, and congestive heart disease. Consult your doctor before receiving the medicine.

Before receiving hydrocortisone sodium succinate injection, inform your doctor if you:
 have/have had an infection (such as herpes simplex, chickenpox, tuberculosis, threadworm)
    have bleeding/clotting problem
    are suffering from osteoporosis (brittle bone)
    have high blood pressure
    have oedema (swelling in arms/legs)
    have diabetes
    have/had seizures (convulsions), and/or other neurological problems
    have thyroid problem
    suffer from signs of myasthenia gravis such as muscle pain, muscle weakness
    are suffering from retinal problems/certain eye diseases such as glaucoma, cataracts, herpes infection (viral infection of eye)
    have certain mental/mood conditions such as depression
    have/had stomach or gut problems such as ulcer or ulcerative colitis
    are suffering from low potassium/calcium levels in the blood
    have a weak immune response
    are scheduled for a surgery

MORE INFORMATION
    Keep hydrocortisone sodium succinate injection out of reach of children
    Store hydrocortisone sodium succinate injection at room temperature (15°C-30°C

Hydrocortisone Sodium Injection

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