February 28, 2017
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Hydrocortisone

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Hydrocortisone




Warnings
Precautions

WARNINGS

For external use only

Do not use

When using this product

  • avoid contact with the eyes
  • do not use more than directed unless told to do so by a doctor
  • do not put directly into the rectum by using fingers or any mechanical device or applicator

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • condition worsens
  • symptoms persist for more than 7 days or clear up and occur again within a few days, and do not begin use of any other hydrocortisone product unless you have asked a doctor
  • rectal bleeding occurs

Keep out of reach of children.

If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away (1-800-222-1222).

PRECAUTIONS

No information provided.

Please see WARNINGS Section.

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

Last reviewed on RxList: 2/17/2017

Warnings
Precautions

Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

 

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.


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