ATC Group: A07EA02 Hydrocortisone

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

Hierarchical position in ATC classification

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

Active ingredients

Active Ingredient
Description

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.

Medicines in this ATC group

Drug
Countries

Australia Austria Ireland

Canada United States

Related product monographs

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Type
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Structured product labeling (SPL)
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