What Conditions does Cortef Treat?

  • sarcoidosis
  • adrenogenital disorder
  • a condition where the adrenal glands produce less hormones called Addison's disease
  • Diamond Blackfan anemia
  • beryllium poisoning
  • inflammation of the sac surrounding the joint - bursitis
  • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
  • fluid accumulation in the brain
  • inflammation of the heart with rheumatic fever
  • inflammation of the nose due to an allergy
  • nephrotic syndrome
  • a type of kidney disorder
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • rejection of a transplanted organ
  • non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
  • acute lymphoid leukemia
  • decreased function of the adrenal gland
  • decreased platelets due to a disease state or a drug
  • aspiration pneumonitis
  • or lung inflammation due to inhaled gastric contents
  • Crohn's disease
  • chronic inflammatory skin disease marked by blisters
  • a serum sickness reaction
  • inflammation of the lining of a joint
  • acute exacerbation of multiple sclerosis
  • thyroid gland inflammation
  • acute inflammation of the joints due to gout attack
  • destruction of red blood cells by body's own antibodies
  • low platelet count and bleeding from immune response
  • asthma
  • infiltration of white blood cells into the lungs
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • inflammation of skin and muscles all over the body
  • joint capsule membrane inflammation of a diseased joint
  • ankylosing spondylitis
  • a rheumatic disease causing pain and stiffness in backbone
  • inflammation of the covering of a tendon
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • infection caused by the trichinae parasite
  • a type of lymphoma involving the skin called mycosis fungoides
  • vocal cord swelling
  • a type of allergy that causes red and itchy skin called atopic dermatitis
  • skin rash with sloughing
  • inflammation of a tendon
  • diagnostic test for Cushing's syndrome
  • increased calcium in the blood from cancer
  • erythema multiforme
  • a type of allergic skin reaction
  • psoriasis
  • any disease following trauma involving joint cartilage
  • eye inflammation
  • pemphigus
  • a type of skin disorder
  • systemic lupus erythematosus
  • an autoimmune disease
  • anemia from too few young red blood cells
  • contact dermatitis
  • a type of skin rash that occurs from contact with an offending substance
  • psoriasis associated with arthritis
  • underdevelopment of the pituitary gland since birth
  • increase in cell growth of adrenal gland present at birth

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