Hydrocortisone acetate products vary in their licensed status and other characteristics which affects their suitability for intrathecal administration

Licensed for intrathecal use

Products licensed for intrathecal use are the first line option and should be used wherever suitable.

There are currently no known hydrocortisone acetate products licensed for intrathecal administration.

Not licensed for intrathecal use, limited information available

Products with partial information that are not licensed for intrathecal administration can still sometimes be used. Refer to the advice in our article and complete a risk assessment to enable you to interpret the details below and choose an appropriate product.

Advanz Pharma




Water for injection, benzyl alcohol, sodium chloride for injection, sodium carboxymethylcellulose (Blanose 7M8SF), polysorbate 80 (Tween 80), with sodium hydroxide and/or hydrochloric acid as pH adjusters


No information

Endotoxin content

No information

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