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Maximum Strength Hydrocortisone

Dosage form: ointment
Ingredients: HYDROCORTISONE 1g in 100g
Labeler: DLC Laboratories, Inc
NDC Code: 24286-1560

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Maximum Strength Hydrocortisone 1%

Active Ingredient

Hydrocortisone, USP 1%


Antipuritic (Anti-Itch)

  • for the temporary relief of itching associated with minor itching associated with minor skin irritatitions, inflammation, and rashes due to eczema, insect bites, poison ivy, poison oak, poison sumac, soaps, detergents, cosmetics, jewelry, seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis
  • for external genital, feminine 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
  • for the treatment of diaper rash. Consult a doctor
  • for external feminine itching if you have a vaginal discharge. 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 this product into rectum by using fingers or any medical device or applicator

Stop use and ask a doctor


  • condition worsens, or if symptoms persist for more than 7 days or clear up and occur again within a few days. Do not begin use of any other hydrocortisone product unless you have consulted a doctor
  • rectal bleeding occurs

Keep out of the 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

Other information

store at room temperature 15-30C (59-86F)

Inactive Ingredients

mineral oil, petrolatum

Product Labeling

For fast relief of itching due to:

  • Eczema and Psoriasis
  • Insect bites
  • Soaps and detergents
  • Poison Ivy and Poison Sumac

Maximum Strength  Hydrocortisone 1%
For relief of itching, rashes, and skin irritations

hydrocortisone ointment
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:24286-1560
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:24286-1560-11 TUBE in 1 BOX
128 g in 1 TUBE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart34803/22/2013
Labeler - DLC Laboratories, Inc (093351930)

DLC Laboratories, Inc

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Medically reviewed on Nov 15, 2018

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.