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Cortisone

Descriptions of Cortisone

Cortisone: A naturally occurring glucocorticoid. It has been used in replacement therapy for adrenal insufficiency and as an anti-inflammatory agent. Cortisone itself is inactive. It is converted in the liver to the active metabolite HYDROCORTISONE. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p726)
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Cortisone : naturally occurring glucocorticoid used in replacement therapy for adrenal insufficiency and as an anti-inflammatory agent; cortisone itself is inactive and is converted in the liver to the active metabolite cortisol.
Source: CRISP

Basic Information: Cortisone

Count: Cortisone is listed as a: treatment for 44 conditions; alternative treatment for 0 conditions; preventive treatment for 0 conditions; research treatment for 0 conditions.

Treatment types for Cortisone: hydrocortisone (19)

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List of Diseases with Cortisone as a Treatment

The following list of conditions have 'Cortisone' or similar listed as a treatment in our database:

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