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Hisone 10 MG Tablet 10

Hisone 10 MG Tablet 10

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    • Rs. 77.00

    Uses :

    Hydrocortisone is a glucocorticoid used for the treatment of inflammation, allergy, collagen diseases, asthma, adrenocortical deficiency, shock, and some neoplastic conditions. It is used to treat dermatomyositis, dermatitis, psoriatic arthritis and many other skin diseases.

    Mode of drug action


    Hydrocortisone inhibits the synthesis of arachidonic acid and reduces the production of prostaglandins and leukotrienes, the chemical mediators which causes inflammation. It also suppresses the immune responses by decreasing the function of lymphatic system and reduces the immunoglobulin levels in the body.

    What are the common side effects?

    The common side-effects of hydrocortisone are skin rash, encrusted and scaly skin, stinging, dryness of skin, fever or chills, itching in the genital or other skin areas, rash, and skin irritation.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Unsafe Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Hisone causes some of the side effects such as dryness of skin, increases or decreases skin pigmentation, dry eyes, chest pain or abdominal pain, and increases the fat levels in the body.

    • Patients who are planning to conceive should avoid using Hisone at least one month before conceiving.

    • Hisone should not be applied on wounds or burns. It should not be applied in the eyes, nose, mouth, rectum and vagina.

    • Avoid exposure to sunlight after applying Hisone.

    • Keep the medication out of the reach of the children.

    What else should I know?

    1. Does hydrocortisone provides symptomatic relief from psoriasis? Yes, hydrocortisone is an anti-allergic medication. It helps to reduce allergic, skin irritation and itching caused by psoriasis.

    2. Is it safe to apply hydrocortisone for sun burns? No. Hydrocortisone can damage the skin and cause irritation if applied on burns and wounds or dry and chapped skin. So consult the physician before using it for sun burns.

    3. Is it safe to apply hydrocortisone for vaginal infections? Hydrocortisone may cause irritation if applied on vagina. So consult the physician before using it for vaginal infections.

    4. Is it safe to use hydrocortisone during pregnancy and lactation? It is not known whether Hydrocortisone harms the unborn baby and passes into breast milk. So consult the physician before using the medication.

    5. What are the storage conditions of hydrocortisone? Hydrocortisone should be store in cool and dry place at room temperature, away from sunlight.

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