Hydrocortisone replacement

Proforma for hydrocortisone replacement during pituitary surgery

Hydrocortisone replacement patient information sheet

Recommendations for changes in hydrocortisone regimen

If a patient is unwell they should take additional hydrocortisone. The amount depends on how unwell they are and the type of illness. Some examples:

* Travel

Patients should travel with a 100mg injection kit in case of emergency. They should be provided with a letter stating that they need to keep this with them to satisfy security.