Hydrocortisone Sodium Succinate for Injection 100mg
Each vial contains Hydrocortisone Sodium Succinate equivalent to hydrocortisone 100 mg.
Hydrocortisone sodium succinate acts by controlling the rate of protein synthesis. It forms a steroi-receptoor complex with recetpor proteins, moves into the nucleus where it bind s the chromatin and thus directs the genetic apparatus to transcribe RNA. It also delays the mineralocorticoid activity.
As substitution therapy in the treatment of adrenal insufficiency states, where high levels of hydrocortisone are required rapidly. In patients with known or suspected adrenal insufficiency prior to surgery, or if shock, severe trauma or other stress conditions occur.
Hydrocortisone sodium succinate is also used for the sympotomatic relief of inflammatory conditions and as an immunosuppressant.