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Umicort contains Hydrocortisone Sodium as the active ingredient which is a steroid which works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) and allergies.
Hydrocortisone is a corticosteroid used for its anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive effects. Its anti-inflammatory action is due to the suppression of migration of polymorphonuclear leukocytes and reversal of increased capillary permeability. It may also be used as replacement therapy in adrenocortical insufficiency.
It is prescribed for the treatment of :
• Multiple sclerosis
• Skin conditions
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Common Side Effects of Umicort are Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness), Mood changes, Behavioural changes.