HYDROCORTISONE; IODOQUINOL is used to treat skin infections, dermatitis, and eczema.
Alcortin A may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions
This medicine is for external use only. Do not take by mouth. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Wash your hands before and after use. Apply a thin film of medicine to the affected area. Do not cover with a bandage or dressing. Do not get this medicine in your eyes. If you do, rinse your eyes with plenty of cool water. Do not use your medicine more often than directed. Finish the full course prescribed by your doctor or health care professional even if you think your condition is better. Do not stop using except on the advice of your doctor or health care professional.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this drug may be prescribed for children as young as 12 years for selected conditions, precautions do apply.
Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of Alcortin A contact a poison control center or emergency room at once. NOTE: Alcortin A is only for you. Do not share Alcortin A with others.
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
-allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (Report these to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome.):
-skin irritation like redness, itching, or stinging
This list may not describe all possible side effects for Alcortin A . Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Interactions are not expected. Do not use any other skin products on the affected area without asking your doctor or health care professional.
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
-an unusual or allergic reaction to hydrocortisone, iodoquinol, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
-pregnant or trying to get pregnant
Tell your doctor or healthcare professional if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse. Do not get this medicine in your eyes. If you do, rinse out with plenty of cool tap water.
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store between 20 and 25 degrees C (68 and 77 degrees F). Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.