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Cortaid Maximum Strength

Dosage form: cream
Ingredients: HYDROCORTISONE 1g in 100g
Labeler: Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC
NDC Code: 0187-5521

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CORTAID Maximum Strength Cream

Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Hydrocortisone 1%

Purpose

Anti-itch

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

Warnings

For external use only

Do not use
in the genital area if you have a vaginal discharge.

Consult a doctor

for the treatment of diaper rash. Ask a doctor.

When using this product
avoid contact with eyes
do not use more than directed unless told to do so by a doctor
do not put directly into the rectum by using fingers or any mechanical device or applicator

Stop use and ask a doctor if
condition worsens, 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
rectal bleeding occurs

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

Directions
for itching of skin irritation, inflammation, and rashes:
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: Do not use, ask a doctor
for external anal and genital itching, adults:
when practical, clean the affected area with mild soap and water and rinse thoroughly
gently dry by patting or blotting with toilet tissue or a soft cloth before applying
apply to affected area not more than 3 to 4 times daily
children under 12 years of age: Ask a doctor

Other information
store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F)

Inactive ingredients

water, petrolatum, glycerin, mineral oil, ceteareth-6, dimethicone, VP/eicosene copolymer, phenoxyethanol, stearyl alcohol, ammonium acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP copolymer, cetyl alcohol, carbomer, edetate disodium, methylparaben, sodium citrate, ethylparaben, citric acid, propylparaben, sodium hydroxide


may contain this ingredient

Questions/comments?

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PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 28 g Tube Carton

DOCTOR

RECOMMENDED BRAND

CORTAID®

1% HYDROCORTISONE ANTI-ITCH CREAM

Maximum Strength

Itch Relief

MAXIMUM
STRENGTH

CREAM

Superior results with visibly

healthier skin in 1 day* from:

Redness
Dryness
Flaking

NET WT

1 OZ (28 g)

CORTAID MAXIMUM STRENGTH 
hydrocortisone cream
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0187-5521
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
HYDROCORTISONE (HYDROCORTISONE) HYDROCORTISONE1 g  in 100 g
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
WATER 
PETROLATUM 
GLYCERIN 
MINERAL OIL 
CETEARETH-6 
DIMETHICONE 
VINYLPYRROLIDONE/EICOSENE COPOLYMER 
PHENOXYETHANOL 
STEARYL ALCOHOL 
AMMONIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYLTAURATE/VP COPOLYMER 
CETYL ALCOHOL 
EDETATE DISODIUM 
METHYLPARABEN 
SODIUM CITRATE 
ETHYLPARABEN 
CITRIC ACID MONOHYDRATE 
PROPYLPARABEN 
SODIUM HYDROXIDE 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0187-5521-011 TUBE in 1 CARTON
128 g in 1 TUBE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart34810/01/2012
Labeler - Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC (042230623)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Product Quest Mfg, LLC927768135MANUFACTURE(0187-5521)

Revised: 01/2017
 
Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC

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