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Hydrocortisone

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INDICATIONS

Topical corticosteroids are indicated for the relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Apply to the affected area as a thin film 2 to 4 times daily depending on the severity of the condition.

Occlusive dressings may be used for the management of psoriasis or recalcitrant conditions. If an infection develops, the use of occlusive dressings should be discontinued and appropriate antimicrobial therapy instituted.

HOW SUPPLIED

Hydrocortisone Cream USP, 2.5% Hydrocortisone Ointment USP, 2.5%
a white cream is available as follows: a white ointment is available as follows:
NDC 0168-0080-31 30 g tubes NDC 0168-0146-30 28.35 g (1 oz) tubes
NDC 0168-0080-16 453.6 g (1 Lb) jars NDC 0168-0146-16 453.6 g (1 Lb) jars

Store at controlled room temperature 15° - 30°C (59° - 86°F).

E. Fougera & Co., A Division Of Altana Inc. Melville, New York 11747. R8/98

Last reviewed on RxList: 3/18/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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