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ATC Group: A07EA02 Hydrocortisone

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

Hierarchical Position

Level
Code
Title
1
A
Alimentary tract and metabolism
2
A07
Antidiarrheals, intestinal antiinflammatory/antiinfective agents
3
A07E
Intestinal antiinflammatory agents
4
A07EA
Corticosteroids acting locally
5
A07EA02
Hydrocortisone

Active Ingredients

Chemical substance
Description
Cortisol

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.

Monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
CORTENEMA Enema
MPI, US: SPL/Old
US