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Related to Cortef: hydrocortisone
  • noun

Synonyms for Cortef

an adrenal-cortex hormone (trade names Hydrocortone or Cortef) that is active in carbohydrate and protein metabolism

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I usually prescribe 1 to 2 capsules each morning (or 1-2 in the morning and 1 at noon), and they can be taken along with the Cortef.
If cortisone levels still remain low and the patient does not have Addison's disease, then a subtherapeutic dose of Cortef may also be beneficial.
Many physicians use Cortef (hydrocortisone tablets) and follow the procedure suggested by co-discoverer of hydrocortisone in 1949, William M.
Our study did not show adrenal suppression using lower Cortef dosing.
When used in doses of 20 mg or less a day, Cortef is usually quite safe and can result in a dramatic decrease in many symptoms.