Hydrocortisone acetate

European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

17-Hydroxycorticosterone 21-acetate, 11β,17α,21-Trihydroxy-4-pregnene-3,20-dione 21-acetate, 21-Acetoxy-4-pregnene-11β,17α-diol-3,20-dione, 17-α-Hydroxycorticosterone acetate, Hydrocortisone 21-acetate, 4-Pregnene-11β,17α,21-triol-3,20-dione 21-acetate
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223 °C (dec.) (lit.)

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human ... NR3C1(2908)

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General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the Issuing Pharmacopoeia. For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.


Unit quantity: 125 mg. Subject to change. The product is delivered as supplied by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For the current unit quantity, please visit the EDQM reference subtance catalogue.


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NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


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Willem I van der Meijden et al.
Journal of lower genital tract disease, 15(1), 60-65 (2010-12-31)
To study demographic, clinical, and histopathological data as well as treatment outcome in women with papular colpitis. Data of women (n = 18) visiting the Rotterdam vulvar clinic and meeting the diagnostic criteria for papular colpitis were retrospectively analyzed using...
Mangal Singh et al.
The Indian journal of medical research, 131, 665-669 (2010-06-03)
Oral submucous fibrosis is a common premalignant condition caused by chewing arecanut and other irritants in various forms. Its medical treatment is not yet fully standardized, although the optimal doses of its medical treatment is in the form of hydrocortisone...
B Ramírez Andrade et al.
Journal of dairy science, 91(6), 2299-2306 (2008-05-20)
Lactation artificially induced (ART) by steroid hormones and natural lactation (NAT) after lambing were compared in 2 dairy sheep breeds (Manchega and Lacaune) in 2 experiments conducted during winter and spring. In experiment 1, ART ewes (14 Manchega and 9...
Nunzia Falco et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 441(1-2), 589-597 (2012-11-06)
The objective of the present study was to develop an anti-inflammatory prolonged action formulation for local injection in prefilled syringes. Hydrocortisone acetate (HA) was selected as a model corticosteroid drug to be incorporated in poly(lactic-co-glycolic) (PLGA) microspheres. The formulation was...
Johanna Mandelin et al.
Acta dermato-venereologica, 90(2), 170-174 (2010-02-20)
A one-year, randomized, double-blind study was conducted in 80 patients with atopic dermatitis treated with tacrolimus ointment or a corticosteroid regimen (hydrocortisone acetate 1% ointment for head and neck, hydrocortisone butyrate 0.1% ointment for trunk and limbs) to compare efficacy...

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