CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3179/6/1/70
Extent4 leaves
Administrative HistoryHydrocortisone, a corticosteroid, is similar to a natural hormone produced by human adrenal glands. It relieves inflammation (swelling, heat, redness, and pain) and is used to treat certain forms of arthritis; skin, blood, kidney, eye, thyroid, and intestinal disorders (e.g., colitis); severe allergies; and asthma. Hydrocortisone is also used to treat certain types of cancer.

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DescriptionNotes on the uses of hydrocortisone
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