Active ingredients: Cortisol
Product Name and Form
Solu-Cortef 100 mg or Hydrocortisone sodium succinate for injection BP 100 mg.
White, freeze dried powder for parenteral use.
Qualitative and Quantitative Composition
Each vial contains Hydrocortisone sodium succinate 133.7 mg equivalent to hydrocortisone 100.0 mg.
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.
Pack sizes and Marketing
Type I flint glass vials with a butyl rubber plug and metal seal. Each vial of Solu-Cortef 100 mg contains the equivalent of 100 mg hydrocortisone as the sodium succinate for reconstitution with 2 ml of Sterile Water for Injections.
Date of first authorisation (PL 0032/5019): 18 May 1990
Last renewal date: 15 March 2005