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Cortipen Injection

Manufactured by: Morepen Laboratories Ltd

Contains / Salt: Hydrocortisone

Prescription Required

169 people have bought this recently

Cortipen Injection

Manufactured by: Morepen Laboratories Ltd

Contains / Salt: Hydrocortisone

Prescription Required

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Cortipen Information

Cortipen Benefits & Uses

Cortipen is used to treat the following -

Cortipen Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Cortipen

Hydrocortisone

Cortipen Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Cortipen is used -

  1. Electrolyte imbalance
  2. Redistribution/accumulation of body fat
  3. Increased risk of infection
  4. Bone degradation
  5. Skin scar
  6. Unusual behavior
  7. Altered bone growth
  8. Increased blood pressure
  9. Muscle disorders
  10. Increased Glucose level in the blood
  11. Cataract
  12. Skin Thinning
  13. Contact Dermatitis
  14. Angioedema
  15. Bone Fracture
  16. Bradycardia
  17. Edema
  18. Heart Attack
  19. Arrhythimia
  20. Erythema
  21. Cushing syndrome
  22. Skin Rash सामान्य
  23. Facial swelling
  24. Muscle cramps or spasms (painful)
  25. Nausea or vomiting
  26. Abdominal Pain सामान्य
  27. Decreased blood pressure
  28. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)

Cortipen Related Warnings

Is the use of Cortipen safe for pregnant women?

Cortipen may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Cortipen, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

Moderate

Is the use of Cortipen safe during breastfeeding?

Information about safety of Cortipen for women who are breastfeeding is not available since scientific research on this is yet to be done.

Unknown

What is the effect of Cortipen on the Kidneys?

There may be some adverse effects on kidney after taking Cortipen. If you observe any such side effects, stop taking this drug. Consume this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Cortipen on the Liver?

There may be an adverse effect on the liver after taking Cortipen. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Cortipen on the Heart?

You may experience side effects on your heart after taking Cortipen. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, and do as he/she suggests.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Cortipen with Other Drugs

Cortipen should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Cortipen Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Cortipen unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Shock
  2. Infections
  3. Tuberculous Meningitis (TBM)
  4. Dehydration
  5. Potassium Deficiency
  6. Calcium Deficiency
  7. Gastritis
  8. Ulcerative Colitis
  9. Heart Disease
  10. Peptic Ulcer
  11. Scleroderma
  12. Depression
  13. Heart Failure
  14. High BP (High Blood Pressure)
  15. Osteoporosis
  16. Diabetes
  17. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  18. Diaper Rash
  19. Tuberculosis (TB)

Frequently asked Questions about Cortipen

Is this Cortipen habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Cortipen is addictive.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Cortipen since it will not make you feel sleepy.

Safe

Is it safe?

Cortipen should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Cortipen cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

No

Cortipen Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Cortipen

Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Cortipen, due to a lack of research on this.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Cortipen

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Cortipen.

Unknown

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References

  1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 362-366
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 288
  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Cortef® (hydrocortisone)
  4. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Solu-Cortef® (hydrocortisone sodium succinate)
  5. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Pandel (hydrocortisone probutate)
  6. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Cortenema® (hydrocortisone)