Hydrocortisone Cream (Hydrocortisone Acetate) - 1% (30g Tube)

Hydrocortisone

HYDROCORTISONE ACETATE

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Hydrocortisone Cream (Hydrocortisone Acetate) is a topical cream used to treat the symptoms of a wide range of skin conditions, such as those caused by insect bites, poison ivy, dermatitis, or allergies. It is proven to alleviate these symptoms by reducing the swelling and redness which they cause.

Brand Name : Hydrocortisone
Active Ingredients : HYDROCORTISONE ACETATE
Manufacturer : Douglas Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Country of Origin : New Zealand
Intended Patient : Unisex
Hydrocortisone Cream (Hydrocortisone Acetate) - 1% (30g Tube) Hydrocortisone Cream (Hydrocortisone Acetate) - 1% (30g Tube)
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Description


Main Use Active Ingredient Marketed Name
Relief of itching and swelling of the skin Hydrocortisone Acetate Hydrocortisone

Uses
Hydrocortisone Cream (Hydrocortisone Acetate) is a topical cream used to treat the symptoms of a wide range of skin conditions, such as those caused by insect bites, poison ivy, dermatitis, or allergies. It is proven to alleviate these symptoms by reducing the swelling and redness which they cause. In addition, some people have used it for sunburn. This cream treats the irritation and inflammation of the skin that occurs as a symptom of the conditions listed here by stopping the action of inflammatory substances. Other uses of this product should be only under the advice of a physician.

Dosage and Administration
Hydrocortisone Cream (Hydrocortisone Acetate) comes as a 1% strength formula. It is possible for systemic effects to occur (such as hypercorticalism) if excess amounts of the cream are applied to the skin. To prevent this, you must only use the amount of cream which your doctor directs you to apply.

Patients should clean and dry the affected area before applying a thin layer of Hydrocortisone Cream (Hydrocortisone Acetate) directly to the affected area, and rubbing it gently into the skin. Your physician may instruct you to use this medication up to 4 times a day, depending on the severity of the condition being treated. As prolonged usage of this cream is not recommended, patients are advised not to use it for any longer than prescribed.

Side effects
Some side effects which have occurred as a result of using Hydrocortisone Cream (Hydrocortisone Acetate) include:

  • Skin Irritation
  • Acne
  • Stretch marks on the skin
  • Changes in skin color
  • Unusual growth of hair

If any of side effects persist or worsen, or you notice bleeding at the where you have applied the cream, consult your physician immediately.

Precautions
Hydrocortisone Cream (Hydrocortisone Acetate) is not suitable for treating impetigo and other bacterial skin infections, and it is also not used for treating viral skin infection.

Seek immediate emergency medical attention if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms to watch for, which may be indicative of a reaction, include skin rashes, hives, swelling of the face or limbs, trouble breathing, and trouble swallowing.

Always use Hydrocortisone Cream (Hydrocortisone Acetate) as you have been prescribed by your doctor. Never self-medicate or change your dosage without first consulting your doctor. The correct dosage can vary depending on your health, medical history, and the severity of the condition being treated.

This medication may not be safe for all patients. Before you begin using it always disclose the following to your doctor:

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you suffer from any allergies.
  • If you suffer from any other health conditions or illnesses.
  • If you are using any other medicine (including all non-prescription).
  • If you are using any supplements, vitamins, or herbal products of any kind.

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