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Hydrocortisone by Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.

Medically reviewed on February 14, 2018

Dosage form: cream
Ingredients: Hydrocortisone 0.5g in 100g
Labeler: Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.
NDC Code: 51672-2010

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Hydrocortisone ½%

Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Hydrocortisone 0.5%

Purpose

Anti-itch cream

Uses
  • temporary relief of itching associated with minor skin irritations and rashes due to
    • eczema
    • insect bites
    • poison ivy, poison oak, or poison sumac
    • soaps
    • detergents
    • cosmetics
    • jewelry
    • seborrheic dermatitis
    • psoriasis
    • external genital and anal itching
  • other uses of this product should be only under the advice and supervision of a doctor

Warnings

For external use only

Do not use
  • in the eyes
  • by putting this product into the rectum by using fingers or any mechanical device or applicator

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • a vaginal discharge
  • rectal bleeding
  • diaper rash

When using this product consult a doctor before exceeding recommended dosage

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • condition gets worse
  • condition persists for more than 7 days
  • condition clears up and occurs again within a few days. Do not begin to use any other hydrocortisone product unless you have consulted a doctor.

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

Directions

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. consult a doctor

For external anal itching:
  • Adults: when practical, cleanse 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 application of this product

Children under 12 years of age: consult a doctor

Other information
  • To open: unscrew cap, pull tab to remove foil seal, and screw cap back onto tube
  • store at room temperature
  • see carton or tube crimp for lot number and expiration date

Inactive ingredients

aloe barbadensis, cetostearyl alcohol, citric acid, glycerin, glyceryl stearate, methylparaben, mineral oil, paraffin, propylparaben, purified water, sodium cetearyl sulfate, sodium lauryl sulfate, stearyl alcohol

Questions?

Call 1-866-923-4914

Distributed by:
Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.
Hawthorne, NY 10532

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 28.4 g Tube Carton

Itch and Rash Relief

Sensitive Skin

Hydrocortisone ½%
Cream
Antipruritic (Anti-Itch)

With Aloe

NET WT 1 oz (28.4 g)

HYDROCORTISONE 
hydrocortisone cream
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:51672-2010
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Hydrocortisone (Hydrocortisone) Hydrocortisone0.5 g  in 100 g
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
cetostearyl alcohol 
citric acid monohydrate 
glycerin 
glyceryl monostearate 
methylparaben 
mineral oil 
paraffin 
propylparaben 
water 
sodium cetostearyl sulfate 
sodium lauryl sulfate 
stearyl alcohol 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:51672-2010-21 TUBE in 1 CARTON
128.4 g in 1 TUBE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart34809/13/2001
Labeler - Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. (145186370)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Taro Pharmaceuticals Inc.206263295MANUFACTURE(51672-2010)

 
Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.

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