Hydrocortison Orion

Hydrocortison Orion Dosage/Direction for Use

hydrocortisone

Manufacturer:

Orion Pharma

Distributor:

Apex
Full Prescribing Info
Dosage/Direction for Use
Route of Administration: Oral.
Adults: For substitution therapy 20-30 mg/day, of which generally approx. ⅔ in the morning and ⅓ early in the evening. If necessary, the morning dose can be taken in two portions. For other indications, 40-200 mg/day, in short-term use for special indications even higher doses.
Children: Dosage in children is individualised. In adrenocortical insufficiency, 7.5-15 mg/ m2/day divided into three equal doses (immediately in the morning, in the afternoon, and late in the evening). The morning dose can also be higher than the other doses. In congenital adrenal hyperplasia, generally 10 mg/m2/day divided into three doses. In hypopituitarism, 2.5 mg three times daily. For dosage in stress situations, see Precautions.
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