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HYDROCORTISONE by NuCare Pharmaceuticals,Inc.

Dosage form: ointment
Ingredients: HYDROCORTISONE 5mg in 1g
Labeler: NuCare Pharmaceuticals,Inc.
NDC Code: 68071-1844

Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.


Active Ingredient:

Hydrocortisone 5 mg




  • for temporary relief of itching associated with minor skin irritations and rashes due to:
  • eczema
  • insect bites
  • soaps and detergents
  • cosmetics
  • jewelry
  • seborrheic dermatitis
  • psoriasis
  • poison ivy , oak or sumac
  • 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

  • in children under 2 years of age
  • if you have a vaginal discharge
  • for the treatment of diaper rash

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • external genital or feminine itching
  • external anal itching
  • bleeding

When using this product

  • avoid contact with eyes
  • do not exceed the recommended daily dosage unless directed by a doctor
  • do not put this product into the rectum by using fingers or any mechanical device or applicator

Stop use and ask a doctor

  • if condition worsens, or if symptoms persist for more than 7 days or clear up and occur again within a few days, stop use and do not begin use of any other hydrocortisone product

Keep out of reach of children.

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


For minor skin irritations and rashes,

  • adults and children 2 years of age and older: apply to affected area not more than 3 to 4 times daily .

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 soft cloth before application of this product
  • children: under 12 years of age, consult a doctor.

Other information:

  • do not use if seal is punctured or is not visible. To open, reverse cap to puncture seal
  • store at room temperature
  • see crimp of tube for Lot Number and Expiration Date

Inactive Ingredients

mineral oil and white petrolatum

Questions or comments? call toll free 1-800-645-9833


A division of Fougera Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Melville, NY 11747



hydrocortisone ointment
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:68071-1844(NDC:0168-0016)
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:68071-1844-528.35 g in 1 BOX
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart34801/01/1981
Labeler - NuCare Pharmaceuticals,Inc. (010632300)
NuCare Pharmaceuticals,Inc.010632300relabel(68071-1844)

NuCare Pharmaceuticals,Inc.

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Medically reviewed on Aug 22, 2017

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