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Haemorrhage, Thrombosis, Local Swelling, Skin Discolouration (7904162-0)
on Nov 03, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , weighting 160.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • vaginal cancer
  • atrophic vulvovaginitis
  • hypertension
and was treated with Hydrocortisone. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Hydrocort side effects: haemorrhage, thrombosis, local swelling, skin discolouration. Hydrocortisone dosage: Unk.
Associated medications used:
  • Premarin (Unk, Daily)
  • Cozaar (50 Mg, Daily)


Rhabdomyolysis (7902404-9)
Patient was taking Hydrocortisone. Patient felt the following Hydrocort side effects: rhabdomyolysis on Oct 19, 2011 from UNITED KINGDOM Additional patient health information: Male , 47 years of age, . Hydrocortisone dosage: Unk.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Morphine Sulfate
  • Benzodiazepine Derivatives (Unk)
  • Vasopressin (biomarker) (Unk)
  • Morphine Sulfate (Unk)
  • Proton Pump Inhibitors (Unk)
  • Propofol (Unk)
Patient was hospitalized.

Hemiplegia, Cerebral Haematoma (7901028-7)
Adverse event was reported on Nov 02, 2011 by a Female taking Hydrocortisone (Dosage: 15 Mg, 1x/day) was diagnosed with
  • crohn's disease
and. Location: FRANCE , 67 years of age, After Hydrocort was administered, patient encountered several Hydrocort side effects: hemiplegia, cerebral haematoma.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Sutent (50 Mg, 1x/day, 4 Weeks Followed With A Treatment Interruption For 2 Weeks)
  • Sutent (50 Mg, 1x/day, 4 Weeks Followed With A Treatment Interruption For 2 Weeks)
  • Alendronate Sodium (Unk)
  • Nexium (20 Mg, 1x/day)
Patient was hospitalized.

Enterobacter Bacteraemia, Rhabdomyolysis (7890114-6)
on Oct 19, 2011 Patient from UNITED KINGDOM , 47 years of age, was treated with Hydrocortisone. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Hydrocort side effects: enterobacter bacteraemia, rhabdomyolysis. Hydrocortisone dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Propofol
  • Morphine Sulfate
  • Benzodiazepine Derivatives
  • Vasopressin
  • Proton Pump Inhibitor



Rhabdomyolysis (7888941-4)
on Oct 27, 2011 Patient from UNITED KINGDOM , 18 years of age, was treated with Hydrocortisone. Patient felt the following Hydrocort side effects: rhabdomyolysis. Hydrocortisone dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Morphine Sulfate
  • Vasopressin
  • H2-receptor Antagonists
  • Propofol (Unk)
Patient was hospitalized.

Oxygen Saturation Decreased, Tachycardia, Erythema, Vomiting, Infusion Related Reaction, Dyspnoea (7887785-7)
Patient was taking Hydrocortisone. After Hydrocort was administered, patient encountered several Hydrocort side effects: oxygen saturation decreased, tachycardia, erythema, vomiting, infusion related reaction, dyspnoea on Oct 24, 2011 from FRANCE Additional patient health information: Female , 24 years of age, . Hydrocortisone dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Remicade
  • Remicade


Blood Pressure Increased, Pollakiuria (7884409-X)
Adverse event was reported on Sep 20, 2011 by a Male taking Hydrocortisone (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED STATES , 41 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Hydrocort side effects: blood pressure increased, pollakiuria.
Associated medications used:
  • Levothyroxine Sodium
  • Temazepam
  • Vandetanib
  • Carvedilol
  • Fludrocartisone Acetate
  • Ibuprofen
  • Oxycodone Hcl


Psoriasis, Movement Disorder, Muscle Contracture, Dermatitis Exfoliative, Pain Of Skin (7875653-6)
on Oct 13, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , child 9 years of age, weighting 101.4 lb, was treated with Hydrocortisone. Patient felt the following Hydrocort side effects: psoriasis, movement disorder, muscle contracture, dermatitis exfoliative, pain of skin. Hydrocortisone dosage: 2. %, Qd.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Cyclosporine (5 Mg/kg Per Day Divided Twice Daily)


Renal Failure Acute (7875441-0)
on Oct 19, 2011 Patient from UNITED KINGDOM , 35 years of age, was treated with Hydrocortisone. After Hydrocort was administered, patient encountered several Hydrocort side effects: renal failure acute. Hydrocortisone dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • H2-receptor Antagonists
  • Gabapentin
  • Propofol
  • Morphine Sulfate
Patient was hospitalized.

Palpitations, Fibromyalgia, Nausea, Hyperhidrosis, Psoriasis (7875268-X)
Patient was taking Hydrocortisone. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Hydrocort side effects: palpitations, fibromyalgia, nausea, hyperhidrosis, psoriasis on Oct 24, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 61 years of age, weighting 240.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • addison's disease
  • psoriasis
  • hypothyroidism
  • insomnia
  • anxiety
and. Hydrocortisone dosage: 20 Mg, Qd.
Associated medications used:
  • Enbrel (Unk)
  • Thyroid Tab (60 Mg, Qd)
  • Zolpidem Tartrate (10 Mg, Qhs)
  • Clonazepam (0.5 Mg, Prn)
  • Humira (40 Mg, Q2wk)
  • Humira (40 Mg, Q2wk)
  • Norditropin (0.4 Mg, Once Every Night)


Rash (7866844-9)
Adverse event was reported on Oct 20, 2011 by a Male taking Hydrocortisone (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • rash
  • pruritus
  • hepatitis c
and. Location: UNITED KINGDOM , weighting 222.7 lb, Patient felt the following Hydrocort side effects: rash.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Cetirizine Hcl
  • Ribavirin
  • Peginterferon Alfa 2a
  • Vx-950
  • Citalopram Hydrobromide
  • Promethazine
Patient was hospitalized.

Balance Disorder, Fall, Cough (7865102-6)
on Oct 14, 2010 Female from UNITED STATES , 90 years of age, was treated with Hydrocortisone. After Hydrocort was administered, patient encountered several Hydrocort side effects: balance disorder, fall, cough. Hydrocortisone dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Januvia
  • Aspirin
  • Calcium Carbonate
  • Cozaar
  • Omeprazole
  • Gabapentin
  • Flucort
  • Advair Diskus 100/50 (1puff Per Day)


Nausea, Vomiting, Adrenocortical Insufficiency Acute, Body Temperature Increased (7861606-0)
on Oct 27, 2011 Female from DENMARK , 58 years of age, was treated with Hydrocortisone. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Hydrocort side effects: nausea, vomiting, adrenocortical insufficiency acute, body temperature increased. Hydrocortisone dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Trisekvens
  • Testosterone
  • Levothyroxine Sodium
Patient was hospitalized.

Vomiting, Body Temperature Increased, Adrenocortical Insufficiency Acute, Nausea (7861118-4)
Patient was taking Hydrocortisone. Patient felt the following Hydrocort side effects: vomiting, body temperature increased, adrenocortical insufficiency acute, nausea on Sep 06, 2011 from DENMARK Additional patient health information: Female , 58 years of age, . Hydrocortisone dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Trisekvens
  • Testosterone
  • Levothyroxine Sodium
Patient was hospitalized.

Hyperglycaemia (7860177-2)
Adverse event was reported on Oct 19, 2011 by a Female taking Hydrocortisone (Dosage: 10 Mg, 1x/day) . Location: JAPAN , 41 years of age, After Hydrocort was administered, patient encountered several Hydrocort side effects: hyperglycaemia.

Abdominal Distension, Abdominal Pain, Rectal Haemorrhage, Abdominal Discomfort (7841716-4)
on Oct 14, 2011 Female from CANADA , weighting 136.2 lb, was treated with Hydrocortisone. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Hydrocort side effects: abdominal distension, abdominal pain, rectal haemorrhage, abdominal discomfort. Hydrocortisone dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Remicade (Dose Frequency Was Once In 6-7 Weeks)
  • Nexium
  • Benadryl
  • Multi-vitamins
  • Fish Oil
  • Calcium Carbonate
  • Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol
  • Folic Acid


Mood Swings, Cardiac Flutter, Chest Pain, Fatigue (7836910-2)
on Dec 15, 2010 Female from UNITED STATES , weighting 204.2 lb, was treated with Hydrocortisone. Patient felt the following Hydrocort side effects: mood swings, cardiac flutter, chest pain, fatigue. Hydrocortisone dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Lupron Depot


Non-cardiogenic Pulmonary Oedema, Blood Glucose Increased, Blood Catecholamines Increased, Lactic Acidosis, Hypertensive Crisis, Cardiogenic Shock, Renal Failure Acute, Myocarditis, Renal Tubular Necrosis (7833694-9)
Patient was taking Hydrocortisone Sodium Succinate. After Hydrocort was administered, patient encountered several Hydrocort side effects: non-cardiogenic pulmonary oedema, blood glucose increased, blood catecholamines increased, lactic acidosis, hypertensive crisis, cardiogenic shock, renal failure acute, myocarditis, renal tubular necrosis on Oct 14, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 50 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • hypersensitivity
  • hypertension
and. Hydrocortisone Sodium Succinate dosage: 125 Mg, Unk.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Metoprolol Succinate (25 Mg, 2x/day)
  • Amlodipine (5 Mg, Daily)
Patient was hospitalized.

Abdominal Pain, Obstruction Gastric, Pyloric Stenosis, Gastric Ulcer, Nausea, Abdominal Pain Upper, Decreased Appetite, Gastritis (7832434-7)
Adverse event was reported on Oct 19, 2011 by a Female taking Hydrocortisone (Dosage: 5 Mg Daily) . Location: GERMANY , weighting 167.6 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Hydrocort side effects: abdominal pain, obstruction gastric, pyloric stenosis, gastric ulcer, nausea, abdominal pain upper, decreased appetite, gastritis.
Associated medications used:
  • Esomeprazole Magnesium
  • Prednisolone (5mg Daily)
  • Zinkamin
  • Zink (Daily)
  • Steroid
  • Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride
  • Temgesic (5mg Daily)
  • Zink (Od)
Patient was hospitalized.

Cardiomyopathy (7832000-3)
on Oct 19, 2011 Female from FRANCE , 69 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • t-cell lymphoma
and was treated with Hydrocortisone. Patient felt the following Hydrocort side effects: cardiomyopathy. Hydrocortisone dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Doxorubicin Hcl
  • Vincristine
  • Cyclophosphamide
  • Methotrexate
  • Solu-medrol
  • Prednisone
  • Mabthera
Patient was hospitalized.

Atelectasis, Speech Disorder, Lethargy, Gait Disturbance, Pneumonia, Mental Disorder, Feeling Abnormal, Unresponsive To Stimuli (7831026-3)
on Oct 10, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , weighting 168.2 lb, was treated with Hydrocort. After Hydrocort was administered, patient encountered several Hydrocort side effects: atelectasis, speech disorder, lethargy, gait disturbance, pneumonia, mental disorder, feeling abnormal, unresponsive to stimuli. Hydrocort dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Vitamin D
  • Aricept
  • Chromium Chloride
  • Metformin Hcl
  • Aspirin
  • Reclast (5 Mg, Unk)
  • Fish Oil
  • Levoxyl
Patient was hospitalized.

Fungal Infection, Pneumonia, Immune System Disorder, Hypertension, Ear Infection (7830925-6)
Patient was taking Hydrocortisone Sodium Succinate. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Hydrocort side effects: fungal infection, pneumonia, immune system disorder, hypertension, ear infection on Oct 17, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , weighting 185.0 lb, . Hydrocortisone Sodium Succinate dosage: 100 Mg, Every 4 Hrs. Patient was hospitalized.

Alopecia (7825637-9)
Adverse event was reported on Oct 17, 2011 by a Male taking Hydrocortisone (Dosage: N/A) . Location: PORTUGAL , weighting 138.9 lb, Patient felt the following Hydrocort side effects: alopecia.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Omeprazole
  • Diazepam
  • Fenofibrate
  • Furosemide
  • Sucralfate (1g/5ml)


Dyspnoea, Dysphonia, Palpitations (7822289-9)
on Apr 29, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , 87 years of age, weighting 183.0 lb, was treated with Hydrocortisone. After Hydrocort was administered, patient encountered several Hydrocort side effects: dyspnoea, dysphonia, palpitations. Hydrocortisone dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Trazodone Hydrochloride
  • Zolpidem
  • Symbicort (320 Mcg, Bid)
  • Synthroid
  • Avodart
  • Ketoconazole


Acute Myeloid Leukaemia, Myelodysplastic Syndrome Transformation (7819233-7)
on Oct 10, 2011 Female from GERMANY , 81 years of age, weighting 132.3 lb, was treated with Hydrocortisone. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Hydrocort side effects: acute myeloid leukaemia, myelodysplastic syndrome transformation. Hydrocortisone dosage: 7.5 Milligram.
Associated medications used:
  • Revlimid


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