Who should not take HYDROCORTISONE ACETATE?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:

Conditions:

  • active tuberculosis
  • herpes simplex infection of the eye
  • a herpes simplex infection
  • an infection due to a fungus
  • an infection
  • overactive thyroid gland
  • a condition with low thyroid hormone levels
  • diabetes
  • psychotic disorder
  • increased pressure in the eye
  • wide-angle glaucoma
  • high blood pressure
  • chronic heart failure
  • diverticulitis
  • a gastrointestinal tract fistula
  • surgical joining of two parts of the intestine
  • decreased kidney function
  • osteoporosis, a condition of weak bones
  • infection caused by the varicella zoster virus
  • measles
  • intestinal abscess

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