Active ingredients: hydrocortisone
What it is used for
INDICATIONS AS AT 6 May 1992: Hydrocortisone is indicated for replacement therapy in Addison's disease or chronic adrenocortical insufficiency secondary to hypopituitarism.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.
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Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
round, biconvex, white tablet marked H/20 on one side, "G" on reverse
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on December 1, 2023. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient hydrocortisone
This medicine is generally considered safe during pregnancy if taken as directed. During pregnancy, you should discuss your medicine use with your doctor or pharmacist.
Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)
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Reporting side effects
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You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems