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Cortisone (Cortone)

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Cortisone  (Cortone)

What is the Generic Name for Cortone?


What is the Trade Name for Cortisone?


What are the Indications of Cortisone (Cortone)?

  • Management of adrenocortical insufficiency (Addison’s Disease).

What are the Actions of Cortisone (Cortone)?

Replace cortisol in states of deficiency, suppress inflammation and normal immune response. The adrenal glands sit on top of the kidneys. The adrenal glands excrete steroid hormones, including cortisol that play a role in increasing blood sugars, immune suppression, and metabolism of fat, protein, and carbohydrates, as well as decreasing bone formation.

What is the Therapeutic Class of Cortisone (Cortone)?

Antiasthmatics, corticosteroids

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Cortisone (Cortone)?


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Date Published - Mar 1, 2016
Date Modified - Jun 26, 2016

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.