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cortisone

CVS Pharmacy

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  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Indications & Usage
  • Contraindications
  • Warnings
  • Precautions
  • Side Effects
  • Overdosage
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CVS Pharmacy, Inc. Cortisone Drug Facts

FULL PRESCRIBING INFORMATION: CONTENTS*




FULL PRESCRIBING INFORMATION

Active ingredient

Hydrocortisone 1%

Purpose

Anti-itch

Uses

  • temporarily relieves itching associated with minor skin irritations, inflammation, and rashes due to:
  • eczema
  • psoriasis
  • poison ivy, oak, sumac
  • insect bites
  • detergents
  • jewelry
  • cosmetics
  • soaps
  • seborrheic dermatitis
  • temporarily relieves external anal and genital itching
  • other uses of this product should only be under the advice and supervision of a doctor

Warnings

For external use only

Do not use

  • for the treatment of diaper rash. Ask a doctor.
  • in the genital area if you have a vaginal discharge. Ask a doctor.

When using this product

  • avoid contact with the eyes
  • do not use more than directed unless told to do so by a doctor
  • do not put directly into the rectum by using fingers or any mechanical device or applicator

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • condition worsens, symptoms persist for more than 7 days or clear up and occur again within a few days, and do not begin use of any other hydrocortisone product unless you have asked a doctor
  • rectal bleeding occurs

Keep out of reach of children.

If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions

  • for itching of skin irritation, inflammation, and rashes:
  • adults and children 2 years of age and older: apply to affected area not more than 3 to 4 times daily
  • children under 2 years of age: do not use, ask a doctor
  • for external anal and genital itching, adults:
  • when practical, clean the affected area with mild soap and warm water and rinse thoroughly
  • gently dry by patting or blotting with toilet tissue or a soft cloth before applying
  • apply to affected area not more than 3 to 4 times daily
  • children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor

Other information

  • store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)

Inactive ingredients

aloe barbadensis leaf juice, avena sativa (oat) kernel extract, benzyl alcohol, butylated hydroxytoluene, cetostearyl alcohol, cetyl alcohol, chamomilla recutita (matricaria) flower extract, diazolidinyl urea, dimethicone, distearyldimonium chloride, edetate disodium, glycerin, glyceryl monostearate, hydrolyzed collagen, hydrolyzed elastin, hydrolyzed jojoba esters, jojoba esters, magnesium ascorbyl phosphate, menthyl lactate, methyl gluceth-20, methylparaben, petrolatum, polysorbate 60, potassium hydroxide, PPG-12/SMDI copolymer, propylparaben, purified water, retinyl palmitate, stearamidopropyl PG-dimonium chloride phosphate, steareth-2, steareth-21, stearyl alcohol, tocopheryl acetate

Questions or comments?

1-800-719-9260

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Plus antioxidants & chamomile

CLINICALLY PROVEN TO MOISTURIZE 24 HOURS

Relieves ITCH Fast

Rash / Eczema / Psoriasis / Redness / Inflammation / Other skin irritations Nourishes / Soothes / Moisturizes / Safe for sensitive skin

Contains healing moisturizers enriched with vitamins A, C & E

Compare to the active ingredient in Cortizone•10®

Maximum Strength

CORTISONE

1% HYDROCORTISONE ANTI-ITCH CREAM

INTENSE HEALING

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Cortisone Carton Image 1 Cortisone Carton Image 2

cortisone

Hydrocortisone CREAM

Product Information

Product Type Human otc drug label Item Code (Source) NDC:59779-369
Route of Administration TOPICAL DEA Schedule

Active Ingredient/Active Moiety

Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
Hydrocortisone HYDROCORTISONE 1 g

Inactive Ingredients

Ingredient Name Strength
Aloe Vera Leaf
OAT
BENZYL ALCOHOL
BUTYLATED HYDROXYTOLUENE
CETOSTEARYL ALCOHOL
CETYL ALCOHOL
CHAMOMILE
DIAZOLIDINYL UREA
DIMETHICONE
DISTEARYLDIMONIUM CHLORIDE
EDETATE DISODIUM
GLYCERIN
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
HYDROLYZED JOJOBA ESTERS (ACID FORM)
Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate
Menthyl Lactate, (-)-
methyl gluceth-20
METHYLPARABEN
petrolatum
POLYSORBATE 60
POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE
PROPYLPARABEN
water
VITAMIN A PALMITATE
STEARETH-2
STEARETH-21
stearyl alcohol

Product Characteristics

Color
WHITE (Off white)

Packaging

# Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
1 28 in 1 TUBE
2 35 in 1 TUBE
3 NDC:59779-369-85 1 in 1 CARTON

Marketing Information

Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
part part348 2010-01-05


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