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Cortopin Hydrocortisone Cream belongs to a group of medicines named topical cortiscosteroids that work by calming inflammation that occurs from skin conditions and reactions. In order to calm the inflammation, the cream alters the body’s responses to inflammatory reactions, therefore reducing swelling, redness and itching.
Hydrocortisone Cream 1% alleviates itching and irritation for up to 12 hours and promotes the healing of :
- insect bites
- mild to moderate eczema
- detergent hands
- nickel allergies
- plant allergies
- makeup allergies
- strong detergent chemical reactions
- poison ivy
- poison oak
Product Size: 15g
How to use:
Hydrocortisone cream is usually applied once or twice a day for treating skin problems. Always apply sparingly. It may be prescribed for treating other conditions or uses. For more information, contact your local pharmacist
Caution before using Hydrocortisone Cream 1%:
- Do not use on eyes or face, anal or genital areas, or on broken or infected skin; e.g. impetigo, cold sores, acne or athletes foot.
- Do not use in pregnancy or on children under 10 without medical advice.
- If the condition does not improve, or anything unusual happens, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
Hydrocortisone cream is usually well tolerated with few side effects. If symptoms develop, discontinue treatment and ask your local pharmacist/doctor for advice.
Hydrocortisone Cream contains:
Active ingredient: Hydrocortisone 1% w/w
Cetomacrogol Emulsifying Wax
White Soft Paraffin