Medi-Cortisone Maximum Strength (Topical)

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Medi-Cortisone Maximum Strength (Topical) Drug and Prescription Information

Medi-Cortisone Maximum Strength (Topical)

Medi-Cortisone Maximum Strength (Topical) Medication Classification


Medi-Cortisone Maximum Strength (Topical) Brandname

Locoid, Locoid Lipocream, Hytone, Pandel, Caldecort, Caldecort Light, Medi-Cortisone Maximum Strength, Nupercainal Hc 1%, Cortaid Sensitive Skin w/Aloe, Foille Cort, Cortaid Maximum Strength, Westcort, Cotacort, Microcort, Lacticare-HC

Medi-Cortisone Maximum Strength (Topical) is used for the Treatment

Hydrocortisone (hye-droe-KOR-ti-sone) Treats skin irritation, allergic reactions, and other types of skin problems. Belongs to a class of drugs called corticosteroids.

When To Not Use Medi-Cortisone Maximum Strength (Topical)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to hydrocortisone or any other related medicine, such as triamcinolone (Aristocort®), betamethasone (Valisone®), or fluocinonide (Lidex®).

How Should You Use Medi-Cortisone Maximum Strength (Topical)

Cream, Ointment, Lotion, Spray, Gel/Jelly, Stick, Liquid

  • Your doctor will tell you how much to use and how often.
  • This medicine comes with patient instructions. Read and follow these instructions carefully. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.
  • Use only on the skin. You should not use this medicine in or around your eyes.
  • You should not use this medicine on your face or neck unless your doctor told you to do so.
  • Apply a thin layer to the affected area. Rub in gently.
  • Shake the lotion well before using.
  • The spray could catch on fire. Do not use the spray near high heat or flame.
  • Do not cover the treated skin with a bandage unless your doctor tells you to do so.
  • If this medicine is used on the diaper area of a child, avoid using tight-fitting diapers or plastic pants.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Put on the missed dose as soon as possible.
  • Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next regular dose.
  • You should not use two doses at the same time.

Proper Medi-Cortisone Maximum Strength (Topical) Storage

Store Medi-Cortisone Maximum Strength (Topical) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Medi-Cortisone Maximum Strength (Topical) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Medi-Cortisone Maximum Strength (Topical)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Do not mix with or use other skin medicines with this medicine unless your doctor tells you to do so.

Medi-Cortisone Maximum Strength (Topical) Warnings

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before using hydrocortisone.
  • Make sure your doctor knows if you have glaucoma, tuberculosis, diabetes, chickenpox, or a skin infection.
  • You should not use this medicine for other skin conditions without first checking with your doctor or pharmacist.

Medi-Cortisone Maximum Strength (Topical) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Severe itching, burning, or skin irritation
  • Redness, swelling, drainage, or pus from the area or other signs of infection
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Mild, temporary stinging
  • Irritation, burning, redness, or dryness of skin
  • Raised spots on skin
  • Thinning of skin or bruising
  • Poor healing of skin
  • Acne-like skin changes

Medi-Cortisone Maximum Strength (Topical) Ratings

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Medi-Cortisone Maximum Strength (Topical)

Effectiveness: *

Ease of Use: ***

Overall Satisfaction: *****


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Medi-Cortisone Maximum Strength (Topical)

Effectiveness: ****

Ease of Use: **

Overall Satisfaction: *****


Karleigh, Karleigh - 01/12/2014

I wish I had a tip for you but I just pull them out. The area usually does itch me for a day or so but I've never had anynhitg as bad as the site hickey you have. So sorry!! I'm not sure how the cannula came out backwards either, that must have really hurt!