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Hydrocortisone by Valu Merchandisers, Co.

Medically reviewed on January 25, 2017

Dosage form: cream
Ingredients: HYDROCORTISONE 10mg in 1g
Labeler: Valu Merchandisers, Co.
NDC Code: 63941-312

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Drug Facts

Active Ingredient

Hydrocortisone 1.0%




temporarily relieves itching associated with minor skin irritation, inflammation and rashes due to:

  • eczema
  • psoriasis
  • seborrheic dermatitis
  • poison ivy, oak, sumac
  • insect bites
  • soaps and detergents
  • cosmetics
  • jewelry
  • external feminine and anal itching

Other uses of this product: ask a doctor


For external use only

Do not use
  • in or near the eyes
  • by putting directly into the rectum by using fingers or any mechanical device or applicator
  • for external feminine itching if you have a vaginal discharge
  • for diaper rash: ask a doctor.

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

using any other hydrocortisone product

When using this product

for external anal itching, do not exceed recommended daily dosage unless directed by a doctor

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • condition worsens or does not improve within 7 days
  • symptoms clear up and return within a few days
  • rectal bleeding occurs

Keep out of reach of children

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

  • apply to affected area not more than 3 to 4 times daily
  • for external anal itching: when practical, clean area with mild soap and warm water, rinse thoroughly, gently dry by patting or blotting with toilet tissue or a soft cloth before application of this product
  • children under 2 years, or children under 12 years with external anal itching: do not use, ask a doctor

Other information

store at room temperature, protect from freezing

Inactive ingredients

butylated hydroxytoluene, cetyl alcohol, glycerin, glyceryl monostearate, isopropyl myristate, methylparaben, propylparaben, purified water, squalene, and stearic acid

Package label

Best Choice Hydrocortisone Anti-Itch Cream

hydrocortisone cream
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:63941-312
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:63941-312-011 TUBE in 1 BOX
128 g in 1 TUBE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart34802/29/2012
Labeler - Valu Merchandisers, Co. (868703513)

Valu Merchandisers, Co.

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