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In the US, Cortisone (hydrocortisone topical) is a member of the drug class glucocorticoids and is used to treat Adrenal Insufficiency, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Berylliosis, Bursitis, Chorioditis, Chorioretinitis, Conjunctivitis, Crohn's Disease - Acute, Dermatomyositis, Epicondylitis - Tennis Elbow, Erythroblastopenia, Gouty Arthritis, Hemolytic Anemia, Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Iridocyclitis, Iritis, Keratitis, Loeffler's Syndrome, Lymphoma, Nephrotic Syndrome, Osteoarthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sarcoidosis, Shock, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Ulcerative Colitis - Active and Uveitis.

US matches:

Ingredient matches for Cortisone


Cortisone (BAN, DCF, DCIT) is known as Cortisone in the US.


Hydrocortisone 21-(sodium succinate) (a derivative of Hydrocortisone) is reported as an ingredient of Cortisone in the following countries:

  • Myanmar


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

Important Notice: The international database is in BETA release. This means it is still under development and may contain inaccuracies. It is not intended as a substitute for the expertise and judgement of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that the use of any medication in any country is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Consult with your healthcare professional before taking any medication.

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