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1316004

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Hydrocortisone

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

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Synonym(s):
11β,17α,21-Trihydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione, 17-Hydroxycorticosterone, 4-Pregnene-11β,17α,21-triol-3,20-dione, Cortisol, Kendall’s compound F, Reichstein’s substance M
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C21H30O5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
362.46
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1354819
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

API family

hydrocortisone

manufacturer/tradename

USP

mp

211-214 °C (lit.)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

SMILES string

[H][C@@]12CCC3=CC(=O)CC[C@]3(C)[C@@]1([H])[C@@H](O)C[C@@]4(C)[C@@]2([H])CC[C@]4(O)C(=O)CO

InChI

1S/C21H30O5/c1-19-7-5-13(23)9-12(19)3-4-14-15-6-8-21(26,17(25)11-22)20(15,2)10-16(24)18(14)19/h9,14-16,18,22,24,26H,3-8,10-11H2,1-2H3/t14-,15-,16-,18+,19-,20-,21-/m0/s1

InChI key

JYGXADMDTFJGBT-VWUMJDOOSA-N

Gene Information

human ... NR3C1(2908)

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Hydrocortisone

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H1300000

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PHR1014

Hydrocortisone

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H4001

Hydrocortisone

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pharmaceutical primary standard

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pharmaceutical primary standard

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certified reference material, pharmaceutical secondary standard

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pharmaceutical (small molecule)

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pharmaceutical (small molecule)

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pharmaceutical (small molecule)

application(s)

cell analysis

API family

hydrocortisone

API family

hydrocortisone

API family

hydrocortisone

API family

-

mp

211-214 °C (lit.)

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211-214 °C (lit.)

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211-214 °C (lit.)

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211-214 °C (lit.)

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.

Application

Hydrocortisone USP reference standard suitable for use in specified USP compendial quality tests and assays.

Also used to prepare standard stock, standard, and system suitability solution for assay, identification, and performance test by liquid chromatography in accordance with the given below monographs of United States Pharmacopeia (USP) :
  • Hydrocortisone Sodium Succinate for Injection
  • Hydrocortisone Tablets
  • Hydrocortisone Gel
  • Hydrocortisone Lotion

Biochem/physiol Actions

Primary glucocorticoid secreted by the adrenal cortex. It has three times the anti-inflammatory potency of corticosterone but much lower Na2+ retention potency.

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

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Hazard Classifications

Repr. 1A - STOT RE 2

Storage Class

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

wgk_germany

WGK 2

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable


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Hydrocortisone Tablets
United States Pharmacopeia and National Formulary
United States Pharmacopeia, 44(6), 2234-2234 (2023)
Hydrocortisone Sodium Succinate for Injection
United States Pharmacopeia and National Formulary
United States Pharmacopeia, 2243- 2243 (2018)
Hydrocortisone Gel
United States Pharmacopeia and National Formulary
United States Pharmacopeia, 44(6), 2230-2230 (2020)
Hydrocortisone Lotion
United States Pharmacopeia and National Formulary
United States Pharmacopeia, 45(3), 2232-2232 (2013)
Florian Hardeveld et al.
Psychoneuroendocrinology, 50, 62-71 (2014-09-03)
Although HPA-axis activity has been studied extensively in relation to depression, there is no consensus whether HPA-axis parameters predicts major depressive disorder (MDD) recurrence. We investigated whether HPA-axis parameters (cortisol awakening response (CAR), the dexamethasone suppression test (DST) and evening

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