Status asthmaticus and acute allergic reactions, including anaphylactic reaction to drugs. This medicine supplements the action of adrenaline.
For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:
100 - 2,000 mg
From 25 To 500 mg 4 time(s) per day every day
100 to 500 mg hydrocortisone administered by slow intravenous injection, taking at least half to one minute. This dose can be repeated three or four times in 24 hours, depending upon the condition being treated and the patient’s response. Alternatively, This medicine may be given as an intravenous infusion. A clinical effect is seen in two to four hours, and it persists for up to eight hours after intravenous injection. The same dose can be given by intramuscular injection, but the response is likely to be less rapid, especially in shock.
Slow intravenous injection, taking at least half to one minute.
240 - 480 mg
From 60 To 120 mg 4 time(s) per day every day
60-80 mg every 4-6 hours for 24 hours then gradually reduce the dose over several days.