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

HYDROCORTISONE (On the skin)

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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