• Hydrocortisone rectal is also used together with other medications to treat ulcerative colitis, proctitis, and other inflammatory conditions of the lower intestines and rectal area. (rexhealth.com)
  • Prednisone and hydrocortisone are synthetic corticosteroids used for suppressing the immune system and inflammation. (medicinenet.com)
  • Prednisone and hydrocortisone are synthetic (man-made) corticosteroids (steroids) used for suppressing the immune system and inflammation. (medicinenet.com)
  • Hydrocortisone works by acting within cells to prevent the release of certain chemicals that are important in the immune system. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Corticosteroids including prednisone and hydrocortisone are commonly used to suppress the immune system and prevent the body from rejecting transplanted organs. (medicinenet.com)
  • Hydrocortisone rectal is used to treat hemorrhoids and itching or swelling of the rectal area caused by hemorrhoids or other inflammatory conditions of the rectum or anus. (rexhealth.com)
  • Canesten Hydrocortisone is an affective treatment for sweat rash (candidal intertrigo) and also athlete's foot when accompanied by inflammation and itching. (lloydspharmacy.com)
  • Naturally occurring glucocorticoids (hydrocortisone and cortisone), which also have salt-retaining properties, are used as replacement therapy in adrenocortical deficiency states. (nih.gov)