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hydrocortisone (Plenadren)


In the absence of a submission from the holder of the marketing authorisation:

hydrocortisone (Plenadren®) is not recommended for use within NHS Scotland.

Indication under review: Treatment of adrenal insufficiency in adults.

The holder of the marketing authorisation has not made a submission to SMC regarding this product in this indication. As a result we cannot recommend its use within NHSScotland.

Drug Details

Drug Name: hydrocortisone (Plenadren)
SMC Drug ID: 848/12
Manufacturer: ViroPharma Ltd
Indication: Treatment of adrenal insufficiency in adults.
BNF Category:
Sub Category: 6.3 Corticosteroids
Submission Type: Non submission
Status: Not Recommended
Date Advice Published: 14 January 2013