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About 8-12 hours: 8-12 hours is what is referred to as the 'half-life' of this medication. That means that 1/2 of the drug has been metabolized (removed) in this time period. Although half of the dose is still present after this time period, it is understandably much less effective for every hour beyond this. The maximal (usual) effect of this drug, then, is good for the first 8-12 hours. ...Read more
Solu cortef (hydrocortisone): It doesn't treat it in any way. It may be used with other medications used to treat this condition, but in and of itself it doesn't. ...Read more
What to do if I'm allergic to solu-cortef and penicillin. need dental treatment but am worried about anaesthetic?
Allergy tsting: Hi, the advise I can give you is to see your dentist first and get an idea what kind of a treatment plan will be recommended. After it your dentist will give you samples of the anesthetics that will be used during the procedure and you can get tested with your MD for allergies to these anesthetics. Good luck to you! ...Read more
No: It has no value in a true cfs. ...Read more