What Conditions does HYDROCORTISONE Treat?

  • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
  • infection caused by the trichinae parasite
  • sarcoidosis
  • diagnostic test for Cushing's syndrome
  • any disease following trauma involving joint cartilage
  • a type of lymphoma involving the skin called mycosis fungoides
  • non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
  • acute lymphoid leukemia
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • rejection of a transplanted organ
  • ankylosing spondylitis, a rheumatic disease causing pain and stiffness in backbone
  • increased calcium in the blood from cancer
  • thyroid gland inflammation
  • adrenogenital disorder
  • increase in cell growth of adrenal gland present at birth
  • a condition where the adrenal glands produce less hormones called Addison's disease
  • decreased function of the adrenal gland
  • acute inflammation of the joints due to gout attack
  • erythema multiforme, a type of allergic skin reaction
  • contact dermatitis, a type of skin rash that occurs from contact with an offending substance
  • destruction of red blood cells by body's own antibodies
  • Diamond Blackfan anemia
  • anemia from too few young red blood cells
  • low platelet count and bleeding from immune response
  • decreased platelets due to a disease state or a drug
  • chronic inflammatory skin disease marked by blisters
  • inflammation of a tendon
  • fluid accumulation in the brain
  • skin rash with sloughing
  • acute exacerbation of multiple sclerosis
  • underdevelopment of the pituitary gland since birth
  • inflammation of the heart with rheumatic fever
  • joint capsule membrane inflammation of a diseased joint
  • pemphigus, a type of skin disorder
  • psoriasis associated with arthritis
  • psoriasis
  • systemic lupus erythematosus, an autoimmune disease
  • inflammation of skin and muscles all over the body
  • eye inflammation
  • inflammation of the nose due to an allergy
  • vocal cord swelling
  • inflammation of the sac surrounding the joint - bursitis
  • asthma
  • inflammation of the lining of a joint
  • beryllium poisoning
  • aspiration pneumonitis, or lung inflammation due to inhaled gastric contents
  • inflammation of the covering of a tendon
  • a respiratory illness called Loffler syndrome
  • Crohn's disease
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • a serum sickness reaction
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • nephrotic syndrome, a type of kidney disorder
  • a type of allergy that causes red and itchy skin called atopic dermatitis
  • adjunct therapy for COVID-19 requiring oxygen or ventilatory support

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