HYDROCORTISONE Tablet Ref.[7548] Active ingredients: Hydrocortisone

Source: Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB)  Revision Year: 2019  Publisher: Amdipharm UK Limited, Capital House, 85 King William Street, London EC4N 7BL, UK

Product name and form

Hydrocortisone 10 mg Tablets.

Pharmaceutical Form


A white, round, biconvex tablet.

Qualitative and quantitative composition

Each tablet contains 10 mg hydrocortisone.

Excipient(s) with known effect: Contains lactose monohydrate (199.94 mg per tablet).

For the full list of excipients, see section 6.1.

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.

List of Excipients

Lactose monohydrate
Pregelatinised starch
Calcium stearate

Pack sizes and marketing

Amber glass bottle with HDPE/polypropylene cap containing 100 tablets.

PVC/aluminium foil blister packs containing 30 tablets.

Marketing authorization holder

Amdipharm UK Limited, Capital House, 85 King William Street, London EC4N 7BL, UK

Marketing authorization dates and numbers

PL 20072/0238

Date of first authorisation: 27 September 2012

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