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Introducing our 1% Hydrocortisone Ointment – your go-to solution for soothing relief from itching, inflamed skin, and redness caused by various skin conditions. This topical corticosteroid cream is specifically formulated to target mild to moderate eczema, allergic contact dermatitis, irritant contact dermatitis, insect bites, and stings.
Our Hydrocortisone Cream for Bites is carefully designed to provide fast and effective relief, making it ideal for soothing those pesky insect bites. The 1% concentration ensures potency without compromising on safety, and the ointment’s unique formula works by suppressing the immune response in skin cells, halting the release of chemicals that cause inflammation.
Perfect for everyday use, our Hydrocortisone 1% Ointment comes in a convenient 15g tube, making it easily portable and accessible for those on the go. Trust in the power of hydrocortisone to bring comfort and calmness to irritated skin, whether it’s nappy rash, psoriasis, or any other skin discomfort.
Yes, hydrocortisone creams with a low concentration (usually 1% strength) are available over the counter without a prescription in many places. However, higher strengths may require a prescription from a doctor.
Yes, hydrocortisone is a type of corticosteroid. It belongs to the class of topical corticosteroids and is used to reduce inflammation, itching, and redness on the skin.
Using human hydrocortisone cream on dogs without consulting a veterinarian is not recommended. Dogs’ skin differs from humans, and some ingredients in human creams may harm them. If your dog has skin issues, it is best to seek advice from a veterinarian who can recommend appropriate treatments.
Store the cream at room temperature, away from direct sunlight and moisture. Keep it out of the sight and reach of children.
With these easy-to-follow instructions, you can experience the soothing relief of our Hydrocortisone Cream for Bites, perfect for calming the discomfort caused by insect bites and other skin irritations. Remember, always use the ointment as directed to ensure optimal results and safety. The 15g tube allows for convenient on-the-go application, making it your trusted companion for relieving skin irritations effectively.
Instructions for using 1% Hydrocortisone Ointment for bites and insect bites:
Read the Patient Information Leaflet thoroughly before use, as there are specific conditions where using Hydrocortisone cream is not recommended, such as on children below the age of 10 or on the face.
Always prioritise your safety and well-being by discussing your medical history and any potential interactions with your healthcare provider before using hydrocortisone cream.
You should also;
Do NOT use hydrocortisone cream if you are allergic to any ingredient in hydrocortisone cream. Contact your doctor or health care provider immediately if this applies to you.
Important Warnings for Hydrocortisone Cream:
Common side effects (check with your doctor if they persist or bother you):
Please Note: Side effects may vary from person to person. If you experience severe reactions or concerns, seek immediate medical attention.
If you experience any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or nurse. This includes any side effects not mentioned here. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme. Your input will contribute to the safety information for this product.
For further guidance, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Always keep all medicines out of sight and reach of children.
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