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Western Family HydroCortisone

Dosage form: cream
Ingredients: Hydrocortisone 1g in 100g
Labeler: Western Family Foods Inc
NDC Code: 55312-013

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Western Family®

Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Hydrocortisone 1%


Anti-itch cream

  • 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


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.


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


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Proudly Distributed By:
Western Family Foods, Inc.
P.O. Box 4057, Portland, OR 97208


1% Hydrocortisone Anti-Itch CREAM

NET WT 1 OZ (28g)


hydrocortisone cream
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:55312-013
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Hydrocortisone (Hydrocortisone) Hydrocortisone1 g  in 100 g
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
cetostearyl alcohol 
sodium lauryl sulfate 
sodium cetostearyl sulfate 
citric acid monohydrate 
glyceryl monostearate 
mineral oil 
stearyl alcohol 
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:55312-013-021 TUBE in 1 CARTON
128 g in 1 TUBE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart34808/23/1995
Labeler - Western Family Foods Inc (192166072)
Registrant - Taro Phamaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. (145186370)
Taro Phamaceuticals Inc.206263295MANUFACTURE(55312-013)

Revised: 03/2013
Western Family Foods Inc

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