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Solu-Cortef Injection (Hydrocortisone Sodium Succinate)

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Solu-Cortef Injection (Hydrocortisone Sodium Succinate) - 100mg (1 x 2mL Vial) Solu-Cortef Injection (Hydrocortisone Sodium Succinate) - 100mg (1 x 2mL Vial)


Active Ingredient

Hydrocortisone Sodium Succinate


Pfizer Inc.


New Zealand

Other Names




What is Solu-Cortef Injection (Hydrocortisone Sodium Succinate) used for?

Solu-Cortef Injection (Hydrocortisone Sodium Succinate) is used in the treatment of a variety of conditions, such as arthritis, asthma, allergic reactions, skin disorders and various other conditions. It contains the active ingredient hydrocortisone, which is a type of corticosteroid that works by decreasing the body's natural defensive reaction, which in turn helps to decrease inflammation and allergic reactions.

This injection is given to patients in situations where another drug cannot be taken orally, or when rapid treatment is required by patients suffering from severe medical conditions.

How should I use Solu-Cortef Injection (Hydrocortisone Sodium Succinate)?

Solu-Cortef Injection (Hydrocortisone Sodium Succinate) is injected into a vein or a muscle by a physician or trained health care professional. Patients are advised not to self inject, as they may lack the medical knowledge required to properly administer the injection. You should consult your physician so that the correct dosage can be prescribed, and attend all scheduled appointments while undergoing treatment.

What are the side effects of Solu-Cortef Injection (Hydrocortisone Sodium Succinate)?

Patients may experience some side effects while undergoing treatment with Solu-Cortef Injection (Hydrocortisone Sodium Succinate), such as:

  • Headaches, spinning sensation, nausea
  • Redness where the injection was administered
  • Insomnia
  • An increase in appetite and weight
  • Changes in menstrual cycle

Patients should consult their physician if any of these side effects persist, or become troublesome, or if any other more serious side effects occur, such as persistent stomach pain, a rapid pounding heartbeat, breathlessness, swollen limbs, abnormal hair or skin growth, changes in mood or seizures.

Please Note

Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Solu-Cortef Injection (Hydrocortisone Sodium Succinate). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.

As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.

This medication should not be used by patients who are currently suffering from a fungal infection.

Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.

Solu-Cortef Injection (Hydrocortisone Sodium Succinate)