Hydrocortisone Cypionate Suspension Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • An Infection

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Conditions Of Excess Stomach Acid Secretion
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Increased Hunger
  • Nervousness

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Hormone Disorder Where The Body Produces High Levels Of Cortisol Called Cushing's Syndrome
  • Bleeding Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Diabetes
  • High Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Low Amount Of Calcium In The Blood
  • Osteoporosis, A Condition Of Weak Bones
  • Thin Fragile Skin

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Dry Skin
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Irregular Periods
  • Puffy Face From Water Retention
  • Small Red Skin Lesions Due To Dilated Blood Vessels

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Broken Bone
  • A Condition With Symptoms That Resemble Lupus
  • A Disease With Shrinking And Weaker Muscles Called Myopathy
  • A Fat Embolism, A Type Of Clot Made Of Cholesterol Or Fat
  • A Rupture In The Wall Of The Stomach Or Intestine
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Pancreas
  • An Enlarged Liver
  • An Increased Pressure In The Eye Or Eyes
  • An Ulcer From Too Much Stomach Acid
  • An Ulcer In The Esophagus
  • Anemia
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chronic Heart Failure
  • Clouding Of The Lens Of The Eye Called Cataracts
  • Complete Stoppage Of The Heart
  • Delirium
  • Epidural Lipomatosis
  • Fluid In The Lungs
  • Hallucinations
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Impaired Wound Healing
  • Increased Pressure In The Eye
  • Inflammation Of The Blood Vessels
  • Insufficiency Of The Hypothalamus And Pituitary Gland
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Large Purple Or Brown Skin Blotches
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils
  • Mental Problems From Taking The Drug
  • Mood Changes
  • Obstruction Of A Blood Vessel By A Blood Clot
  • Paranoia
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri, A Condition With High Fluid Pressure In The Brain
  • Rupture Of A Tendon
  • Seizures
  • Slow Heartbeat
  • Thrombophlebitis, An Inflamed Vein Due To A Blood Clot
  • Trouble Breathing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Condition Where There Is Excess Sugar In The Urine
  • A Condition With Low Thyroid Hormone Levels
  • A Feeling Of General Discomfort Called Malaise
  • A Problem With Menstrual Periods
  • A Skin Rash
  • Abnormal Fat Distribution
  • Absence Of Menstrual Periods
  • Acne
  • An Extreme Sense Of Wellbeing Called Euphoria
  • Blurred Vision
  • Bruising Under The Skin
  • Confusion
  • Depression
  • Dizziness
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Fainting
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Head Pain
  • Hiccups
  • Hirsutism, A Condition Of Hair Growth On Parts Of The Body Normally Without Hair
  • Hives
  • Inflammation Of The Skin Due To An Allergy
  • Joint Pain
  • Memory Loss
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Optic Disk Edema
  • Over Excitement
  • Overactive Thyroid Gland
  • Peripheral Sensory Nerve Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Scaling Of The Skin
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Skin Redness
  • Skin Stretch Marks
  • Small Reddish-Purplish Pin-Point Sized Spots On Skin
  • Swelling Of The Abdomen
  • Visible Water Retention
  • Water Retention
  • Weight Gain

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