About the drug:
Hydrocortisone belongs to a group of hormones known as glucocorticoids and it is the name used for cortisol when it is used as a medication.
Uses of the drug:
Hydrocortisone is a drug used to treat a variety of allergies of the skin like eczema, dermatitis, allergies, rashes, itching, and itching in the female genitals/ anak itching. It is used to reduce swelling, and redness that may occur due to these conditions.
Hydrocortisone may also be given for treatments other than those listed above.
Working of the drug:
It is a mild corticosteroid and the drug works by producing two tyoes of effects:
- Anti inflammatory effect
- Increased Gluconeogenesis
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Dosage form and strengths:
The drug is available in the form of cream under the following brand name and strength on our website:
- Cutisoft 10 gm
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Before you take the drug:
Do not take the drug if you:
- Are allergic to this active ingredient Hydrocortisone or any other ingredient of the drug
- Have systemic fungal infection
- Are taking mifepristone
- Are under 12 years of age, consult your doctor for the safety and efficacy
- Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant
- Are breastfeeding as the drug may pass into the breast milk
Tell your doctor if you:
- Have high blood pressure
- have any other skin infection near the site of area to be treated
How much to apply the drug?
Take an almond size of cream on your finger and apply where needed. The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine and the condition of the patient. Do not use more of it and do not use it more often than your doctor ordered.
How to use the drug?
If you are applying the Cream, then wash your hands before you use it. Use the medicine as prescribed by the Doctor. Try apply regularly at the same time each day; this reduces the chances of missing a dose.
For how long to apply it?
Apply it as long as it is recommended by the doctor. Do not stop or change the dose without consulting with your Doctor. This drug is meant to be taken on a regular basis, so keep on taking the drug as long as recommended by the Doctor.
In case of overdose, if you feel any discomfort then talk to doctor or Poisons information center for advice. Take medical help as soon as possible.
If you miss a dose of Hydrocortisone, apply it as soon as you remember. Do not double the dose to make up the missed one as it may cause unnecessary irritation. Taking multiple doses near to each other can lead to excess medication in your body which can be dangerous.
Side effects of the drug:
Tell your doctor as soon as possible if you notice any of the following:
- Peeling off
- Scaling of skin
- Swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue
- Stinging of the skin
- Blister formation or crusting of the skin
- Dryness and cracking of the skin if applied around eyes or nose, minor redness or burning sensation at the site of application
In above cases you must go for immediate medical help. Do not get alarmed by the list. You may /may not experience all of them. Tell your doctor immediately in the above situations.
The side effects mentioned above are not all the side effects reported or experienced due to Hydrocortisone. You may notice other side effects as well.
Common drug interactions:
Let your doctor know if you take any kind of medications (prescription, OTC, herbal) before he or she prescribes you Hydrocortisone .
Share the list of all types of medications and related products which you are using with your doctor and never start a new medication without his or her advice. Ask him to give a list of drugs that may interact wit hydrocortisone and that must be avoided.
Things to remember:
- This drug may contain inactive ingredients that may be harmful to you amay be allergic to them, consult your doctor before taking this medicine
- Store the Cream in cool and dry place
|US Brand Name||Cortifoam|
|Manufacturer||Innova (Ipca), India|
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