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Cortaid Maximum Strength

Dosage form: ointment
Ingredients: HYDROCORTISONE ACETATE 1g in 100g
Labeler: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Company, Division of Johnson & Johnson consumer Companies, Inc.
NDC Code: 58232-0406

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CORTAID Maximum Strength Ointment
Hydrocortisone Anti-Itch Ointment

Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Hydrocortisone 1% (as hydrocortisone acetate)

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

When using this product
  • avoid contact with 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: ask a doctor
  • for external anal and genital itching, adults:
    • when practical, clean the affected area with mild soap and 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° to 25°C (68° to 77°F)

Inactive ingredients

cholesterol, methylparaben, microcrystalline wax, mineral oil, petrolatum

Questions?

call 1-800-451-5084

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 28 g Carton

MAXIMUM STRENGTH
Ointment

Relieves ITCHING
FAST!

Dermatologist
Recommended

Helps Heal Rashes for
Healthier Skin

Maximum Strength

Relieves itches due to:
Eczema • Psoriasis • Seborrheic Dermatitis
Insect Bites • Rashes • Poison Ivy/Oak/Sumac

MAXIMUM STRENGTH Ointment

CORTAID®

NET WT 1 OZ (28 g)
Hydrocortisone Anti-Itch Ointment

CORTAID  MAXIMUM STRENGTH
hydrocortisone acetate ointment
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:58232-0406
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
HYDROCORTISONE ACETATE (HYDROCORTISONE) HYDROCORTISONE1 g  in 100 g
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:58232-0406-11 TUBE (TUBE) in 1 CARTON
128 g in 1 TUBE
2NDC:58232-0406-21 TUBE (TUBE) in 1 CARTON
237.7 g in 1 TUBE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart34810/30/2009
Labeler - Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Company, Division of Johnson & Johnson consumer Companies, Inc. (830803164)

Revised: 10/2009
 
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Company, Division of Johnson & Johnson consumer Companies, Inc.

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