Company: Elder Health Care Ltd.
Generic Drug: Hydrocortisone
Indication: Dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, vulval pruritis, keloid, lichen simplex, lichen planus, contact sensitivity reactions, discoid lupus erythematosus, insect bite reactions and prickly heat.
Contraindication: Hypersensitivity to preparation, pregnancy, lactation and skin tuberculosis.
Dosage & Administration: Local application on affected area. 2-3 times daily.
- To be used for short term only.
- To be used cautiously near the eyes. Exposure to eye may cause glaucoma.
Side effects/ Undesired effects/ Adverse drug reactions: Dermal atrophy, hypo-pigmentation, and adrenal pituitary suppression.