Hydrocortisone

Hydrocortisone Lotion CAS 50-23-7 High Blood Calcium Raw Material Medicine

 

Quick Details for Hydrocortisone

Product Name: Hydrocortisone
Synonyms: 11,17a,21-Trihydroxy-4-pragnene-3,20-dione;11-beta,17,21-trihydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione;11beta,17,21-Trihydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione;11-beta,17-alpha,21-trihydroxy-4-pregnene-3,20-dione;11beta,17alpha,21-Trihydroxy-4-pregnene-3,20-dione;11-beta,17-alpha-trihydroxypregnane-4-ene-3,20-dione;11-beta-hydrocortisone;11beta-Hydrocortisone
CAS: 50-23-7
MF: C21H30O5
MW: 362.46
EINECS: 200-020-1
Product Categories: TPI;Steroids;Veterinaries;Intermediates & Fine Chemicals;Pharmaceuticals;Steroid and Hormone;HYDROCORTONE;Isolabel;Hormone Drugs;adrenocortical hormones ‘ drug;API;Inhibitors
Melting point : 211-214 °C(lit.)
Chemical Properties : White crystalline powder
Usage : Principle glucocorticoid hormone produced by adrenal cortex. An anti-inflammatory hormone.
Usage : glucocorticoid, antiinflammatory
Usage : Cortisol, or Hydrocortisone, is a steroid hormone, more specifically a glucocorticoid, produced by the zona fasciculata of the adrenal gland. Cortisol is released in response to stress and a low level of blood glucocorticoids. Its primary functions are to increase blood sugar through gluconeogenesis; suppress the immune system; and aid in fat, protein and carbohydrate metabolism .

 

Description of Hydrocortisone

Hydrocortisone (INN, USAN, BAN) is a name for cortisol when it is used as a medication. Hydrocortisone is used to treat people who lack adequate naturally generated cortisol. It is on the World Health Organization’s List of Essential Medicines, the most important medications needed in a basic health system.

Cortisol is a steroid hormone, in the glucocorticoid class of hormones, and is produced in humans by the zona fasciculata of the adrenal cortex within the adrenal gland. It is released in response to stress and low blood-glucose concentration.

 

Hydrocortisone Usage

Hydrocortisone is a steroid medication that treats inflammation in the body.
The drug comes in an oral form to take by mouth, and a topical form to apply to the skin. It’s available over-the-counter (OTC) and with a prescription for higher-strength formulations.

Hydrocortisone provides relief for inflamed areas of the body. It is used to treat a number of different conditions, such as inflammation (swelling), severe allergies, adrenal problems, arthritis, asthma, blood or bone marrow problems, eye or vision problems, lupus, skin conditions, ulcerative colitis, and flare-ups of multiple sclerosis. Hydrocortisone is a corticosteroid (cortisone-like medicine or steroid). It works on the immune system to help relieve swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions.

 

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