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Tucks anti-itch ointment

Drug Facts

Active Ingredient:                               Purpose:

Hydrocortisone acetate 1.12%

(equivalent to hydrocortisone 1%)         Anti-itch


  • temporarily relieves external anal itching and itching associated with minor skin irritations and rashes
  • other uses of this product should be only under the advice and supervision of a doctor


For external use only.

Do not use

  • for the treatment of diaper rash. Consult 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 into the rectum by using fingers or any mechanical device or applicator

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • rectal bleeding occurs
  • condition worsens, or if 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

Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


  • adults:  apply externally to the affected area not more than 3 to 4 times daily
    • 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
  • children under 12 years of age:  ask a doctor

Other Information:   · store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F)

Inactive Ingredients:   diazolidinyl urea, methylparaben, microcrystalline wax, mineral oil, propylene glycol, propylparaben, sorbitan sesquioleate, and white petrolatum

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How Supplied

Available in 0.7oz tube


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Further information

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