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What's hydrocortisone butyrate used for?

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Dr. Powlin Manuel answered

Specializes in Allergy and Immunology

Reduce inflammation: Hydro-cortisone is used very commonly as an anti-inflammatory medication in status asthmaticus , a condition of prolonged acute attack of wheezing in patients whit asthma. It is also used to reduce inflammation inside joint spaces etc as an anti-inflammatory and immuno-supressive agent. Other rare uses include treatment of septic shock and in thyroid storm.

Answered 5/21/2016



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