ELDERCOID 0.1% LOTION

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Composition FOR ELDERCOID 0.1% lotion

Hydrocortisone Topical(0.1%)

food interaction for ELDERCOID lotion

alcohol interaction for ELDERCOID lotion

pregnancy interaction for ELDERCOID lotion

lactation interaction for ELDERCOID lotion

medicine interaction for ELDERCOID lotion

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No interaction found
No interaction found
Eldercoid 0.1% lotion may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Eldercoid 0.1% lotion is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR ELDERCOID 0.1% lotion

Hydrocortisone Topical(0.1%)

Eldercoid lotion uses

Eldercoid 0.1% lotion is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.

How eldercoid lotion works

Eldercoid 0.1% lotion belongs to the class of drugs known as corticosteroids. It acts by stopping the release of certain natural substances in body that are responsible for pain and swelling.

Common side effects of eldercoid lotion

Skin thinning, Contact dermatitis.

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Expert advice FOR ELDERCOID lotion

  • Exercise caution if you are an elderly patient, or undergoing extended hydrocortisone therapy or if you have heart failure, diabetes, high blood pressure and recurrent fits.
  • Do not apply plasters or dressings over the cream unless suggested by your doctor.
  • Avoid direct contact on the face, near your eyes and mouth, anal or genital areas or any other body parts with skin folds or thin skin. In case of direct contact of this medication with the eyes, nose, mouth, anal or vaginal area, immediately rinse with water.
  • Consult your doctor before using in children <10 years. 
  • Do not use hydrocortisone topical for a duration more than 7 days unless prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do consult your doctor, if the skin condition does not improve after application at prescribed dose and duration.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to hydrocortisone or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not use if you have acne or infected or broken skin.
  • Do not use if you are suffering from bacterial infection such as impetigo (red sores on the face), viral infections such as cold sores or fungal infections such as athlete’s foot.

Frequently asked questions FOR ELDERCOID 0.1% lotion

Hydrocortisone Topical

Q. Is hydrocortisone topical safe?
Hydrocortisone topical is safe when used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is hydrocortisone topical good for ringworm, cold sores, haemorrhoids, scars or burns?
No. Hydrocortisone topical is contraindicated in any condition where the skin is infected or inflamed or has an open wound
Q. Does hydrocortisone topical help in eczema, acne, hives, dry skin and thrush?
Hydrocortisone topical relieves the itching associated with eczema and local swelling and itching associated with hives. It should not be used in acne, dry skin and thrush.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)