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Cortisum

Manufactured by: Unichem Laboratories Ltd

Contains / Salt: Hydrocortisone

Prescription Required

121 people have bought this recently

Cortisum

Manufactured by: Unichem Laboratories Ltd

Contains / Salt: Hydrocortisone

Prescription Required

121 people have bought this recently

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INJECTION Pack Size: 1 NOS

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Cortisum Information

Cortisum Benefits & Uses

Cortisum is used to treat the following -

Cortisum 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 Cortisum

Hydrocortisone

Cortisum Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Cortisum 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)

Cortisum Related Warnings

Is the use of Cortisum safe for pregnant women?

Cortisum can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Cortisum right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

Moderate

Is the use of Cortisum safe during breastfeeding?

In the absence of any scientific study about the side effects of Cortisum in breastfeeding women, information on safety of Cortisum is unavailable.

Unknown

What is the effect of Cortisum on the Kidneys?

Cortisum may cause harmful effects on kidney. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Cortisum on the Liver?

There may be an adverse effect on the liver after taking Cortisum. 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 Cortisum on the Heart?

Cortisum can have moderate side effects on the heart. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Cortisum with Other Drugs

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

Cortisum Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Cortisum 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 Cortisum

Is this Cortisum habit forming or addictive?

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

No

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

Cortisum does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Cortisum only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Cortisum is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

No

Cortisum Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Cortisum

There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Cortisum with food.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Cortisum

Information about the interaction of Cortisum and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

Unknown

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सामग्री For 1 Vial(S) (2 Ml Injection Each)
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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)