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Hydrocortisone

Hydrocortisone

(Science: chemical) (11 beta)-11,17,21-trihydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione. The main glucocorticoid secreted by the adrenal cortex. Its synthetic counterpart is used, either as an injection or topically, in the treatment of inflammation, allergy, collagen diseases, asthma, adrenocortical deficiency, shock, and some neoplastic conditions.

Pharmacological action: steroidal anti-inflammatory agents.

chemical name: Pregn-4-ene-3,20-dione, 11,17,21-trihydroxy-, (11beta)-


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... your left shoulder. The bloating is an added bonus! Medications: I take anti-gas medication, products with Simethicone, drink plenty of water, use hydrocortisone suppositories, take Levbid (Hyoscyamine) 0.375 mg for the cramping, and (9) 500 mg tablets/day Sulfasalazine.

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by serpephone
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topical steroids

Hydrocortisone is pretty weak compared to other steroids, like prednisone and dexamethasone (for comparison's sake, hydrocortisone is about a fourth of the strength of prednisone, and dexamethasone is around 50x as potent). ...

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by crashxxbrn
Wed Apr 25, 2007 12:36 am
 
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Topic: topical steroids
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topical steroids

Is it possible to become 'resistant' or 'immune' to topical steroids eg hydrocortisone used for eczema? As in will their effectiveness decrease with usage?

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by Cotton King
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Re: Protein hormones and sex hormones

... protein formation... The only example of a steroids that have cytosolic receptors that I can think of is glucorticoids such as cortisol (hydrocortisone)... and to add one important thing to remember... cell membrane receptors mediate their responces much more quickly than steroidal receptors...

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by Revenged
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