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cortisone by CVS Pharmacy

Dosage form: ointment
Ingredients: HYDROCORTISONE 1g in 100g
Labeler: CVS Pharmacy
NDC Code: 59779-471

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CVS Pharmacy, Inc. Cortisone Drug Facts

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

Questions or comments?

1-800-719-9260

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MAXIMUM STRENGTH

Plus a Soothing Moisturizer

Relieves ITCH Fast

Rash / Eczema / Psoriasis / Insect Bites / Other Skin Irritations

Compare to the active ingredient in Cortizone•10

CORTISONE

1% HYDROCORTISONE ANTI-ITCH OINTMENT

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CORTISONE 
hydrocortisone ointment
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:59779-471
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
HYDROCORTISONE (HYDROCORTISONE) HYDROCORTISONE1 g  in 100 g
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ALOE VERA LEAF 
PETROLATUM 
Product Characteristics
ColorWHITE (clear) Score    
ShapeSize
FlavorImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:59779-471-641 TUBE (TUBE) in 1 CARTON
128 g in 1 TUBE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart34806/10/2005
Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)

Revised: 11/2011
 
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