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ATC Group: A01AC03 Hydrocortisone

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

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Hydrocortisone

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Hydrocortisone is the main glucocorticoid secreted by the adrenal cortex. Hydrocortisone is an anti-inflammatory steroid. Its anti-inflammatory action is due to reduction in the vascular component of the inflammatory response and reduction in the formation of inflammatory fluid and cellular exudates.