August 30, 2008

Cortate (hydrocortisone)

Filed under: Uncategorized — robertprice @ 10:05 am

Cortate is used to relieve swelling, redness, and the itching of skin caused by conditions such as eczema, rashes, irritation and allergies. Doctors may occasionally prescribe it for other reasons. It should not be used to treat diaper rash.

How to Use

Before applying Cortate, clean and dry the affected area – this will increase medicine penetration. Apply a small amount onto the affected area and surrounding skin. Avoid using if there is any type of infection.

  • Avoid bandages or covering the affected area.
  • Avoid using this medication around the eyes. Wash your hands after using. Cortate is for external use only. If you get this medicine in your eyes, immediately flush them with water.
  • Avoid applying to large areas of the body. Do not use to treat vulvar itching associated with vaginal discharge.

Cortate Side Effects

Most severe: Severe allergic reaction.

Most common: Burning; itching; irritation; redness; dryness; acne; streaks in skin; stinging and cracking; changes in skin color; swelling around the mouth; infections; skin wasting.

This information is advisory only. It does not contain all information about this medication. If you have any questions about Cortate, ask your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.

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