The generic name of the medicinal ingredient is hydrocortisone sodium succinate, which belongs to a class of drugs called corticosteroids.
This medication reduces inflammation and swelling which is present in many conditions. Solu-Cortef can be used to treat the symptoms of certain blood diseases, breathing problems and severe allergies. Another reason your doctor may have prescribed this medication is because of a condition known as Addison’s disease, where there is an insufficient production of a certain type of hormone. It can also be prescribed for situations where the medicine cannot be taken orally and needs to be administered quickly.
Solu-Cortef acts similarly to a natural hormone found in the body which is responsible for moderating the body’s natural immune response and corresponding inflammatory symptoms.
This version of Solu-Cortef is taken subcutaneously. The contents in the two compartments of the Act-O-Vial need to be mixed by pushing the sterile water into the lower section which contains the white powder. Then gently shake the solution. Withdraw the dose by turning the vial upside down and inserting the needle. Your doctor will tell you where the injection site should be and how much medicine you should take for your particular condition.
Some of the side effects below may occur with Solu-Cortef:
These may not be all the side effects of Solu-Cortef Act-O-Vial 250mg.
Do not use this medication if you have:
It is important to tell your doctor if you have been in contact with people who have had measles or chickenpox. Talk to your doctor before taking Solu-Cortef if:
If you have mixed the two components, throw away any solution that you have not used after three days. Whether the medication is mixed or still in separate chambers, store at room temperature (15°C to 30°C) and away from any light. Keep out of the reach of children.
If your doctor has prescribed Solu-Cortef for management of inflammation, you can order your medicine online at YouDrugstore. We are an online Canadian pharmacy offering this medication at the same price that Canadians pay. Before you can buy Solu-Cortef, all you have to do is provide us with your prescription so that our professional team of health care specialists can review your order. After careful examination of your order, we will ship your Solu-Cortef to you at a discount shipping rate. YouDrugstore also offers free shipping on any order over $100. If you have any questions, our helpful staff will be happy to assist you.