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Locoid Lotion Dosage

Generic name: HYDROCORTISONE BUTYRATE 1mg in 1mL
Dosage form: topical lotion
Drug class: Topical steroids

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Oct 30, 2023.

Apply LOCOID Lotion for up to 2 weeks as a thin layer to the affected skin two times daily and rub in gently.

Discontinue LOCOID Lotion when control is achieved.

If no improvement is seen within 2 weeks, consider reassessment of the diagnosis. Before prescribing for more than 2 weeks, the additional benefits of extending treatment up to 4 weeks should be weighed against the risk of endocrine system adverse reactions and local adverse reactions [see Warnings and Precautions (5.1), Adverse Reactions (6.1, 6.2)].
LOCOID Lotion is not for oral, ophthalmic, or intravaginal use.
Do not use LOCOID Lotion [see Warnings and Precautions (5.1)]:
With occlusive dressings unless directed by a healthcare provider. Avoid use in the diaper area, as diapers or plastic pants may constitute occlusive dressings.
On the face, underarms, or groin areas unless directed by a healthcare provider.

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