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Hydrocortisone

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Hydrocortisone




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Dosage
How Supplied

INDICATIONS

Purpose

Anti-itch

Uses

  • temporarily relieves itching associated with minor skin irritations, inflammation, and rashes due to:
  • eczema
  • psoriasis
  • poison ivy, oak, sumac
  • insect bites
  • detergents
  • jewelry
  • cosmetics
  • soaps
  • seborrheic dermatitis
  • temporarily relieves external anal and genital itching
  • other uses of this product should only be under the advice and supervision of a doctor

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Directions

  • for itching of skin irritation, inflammation, and rashes:
  • adults and children 2 years of age and older: apply to affected area not more than 3 to 4 times daily
  • children under 2 years of age: do not use, ask a doctor
  • for external anal and genital itching, adults:
  • when practical, clean the affected area with mild soap and warm water and rinse thoroughly
  • gently dry by patting or blotting with toilet tissue or a soft cloth before applying
  • apply to affected area not more than 3 to 4 times daily
  • children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor

HOW SUPPLIED

Other Information

  • store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)

Active Ingredient

Hydrocortisone 1%

Inactive Ingredients

aloe barbadensis leaf juice, white petrolatum

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American Sales Company. Revised: Jun 2016

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 2/17/2017

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