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Hydrocortisone MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hydrocortisone
Tree Number(s)
D04.210.500.745.745.654.600
D06.472.040.585.353.476
D06.472.040.585.478.392
Unique ID
D006854
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006854
Scope Note
The main glucocorticoid secreted by the ADRENAL CORTEX. Its synthetic counterpart is used, either as an injection or topically, in the treatment of inflammation, allergy, collagen diseases, asthma, adrenocortical deficiency, shock, and some neoplastic conditions.
Entry Term(s)
11-Epicortisol
Cortef
Cortifair
Cortisol
Cortril
Epicortisol
Hydrocortisone, (11 alpha)-Isomer
Hydrocortisone, (9 beta,10 alpha,11 alpha)-Isomer
Pregn-4-ene-3,20-dione, 11,17,21-trihydroxy-, (11beta)-
Pharm Action
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Registry Number
WI4X0X7BPJ
Related Numbers
4068-92-2
50-23-7
566-35-8
60103-17-5
CAS Type 1 Name
Pregn-4-ene-3,20-dione, 11,17,21-trihydroxy-, (11beta)-
Public MeSH Note
/adverse effects /poisoning /toxicity were HYDROCORTISONE TOXICOLOGY 1963-65
History Note
/adv eff-pois-tox was HYDROCORTISONE TOXICOLOGY 1963-65
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/29
Hydrocortisone Preferred
Cortef Narrower
Hydrocortisone, (11 alpha)-Isomer Narrower
Hydrocortisone, (9 beta,10 alpha,11 alpha)-Isomer Narrower
Cortifair Narrower
Cortril Narrower
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