HYDROCORTISONE INJECTION

Clinical Indication

Emergency HC injection kit

Comments

Kit for patients with Addison’s disease or high risk due to long term steroid use. Dose to be recommended by specialist.
HC Emergency Kit for Paediatrics: Prescribing and supply details

Date of classification

September 2017

Yellow

Medicines initiated or recommended by a specialist service for prescribing in primary care which do not require initiation or ongoing oversight by the specialist. There are no specific paperwork requirements between provider organisations and a verbal request may be acceptable through advice and guidance as long enough information is provided so that the transfer of care is safe.