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Hydrocortisone / Lactic Acid

    DAE Class; Rx

    Common Brand Names; LACTICARE HC

    Hydrocortisone / Lactic Acid is used for Inflammatory skin disorders, Itchy skin rashes, Insect bite reactions, Pain, Swelling and inflammation of skin, Hormonal conditions, Immune problems, Allergic reactions, Arthritis, Blood diseases, Breathing problems and other conditions.
    Hydrocortisone / Lactic Acid is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
    • Inflammatory skin disorders
    • Itchy skin rashes
    • Insect bite reactions
    • Pain, swelling and inflammation of skin
    • Hormonal conditions
    • Immune problems
    • Allergic reactions
    • Arthritis
    • Blood diseases
    • Breathing problems
    • Allergic reactions
    • Consult your doctor if the skin condition does not improve after application at prescribed dose and duration
    • Do not apply plasters or dressings over the cream
    • Do not drive or use machinery
    • Inform your doctor if you are allergic to hydrocortisone
    • Pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding
    • Cushing’s habitus
    • Peptic ulceration
    • Fluid retention
    • Potassium or calcium depletion
    • Muscle wasting
    • Stomach pain
    • Gastrointestinal disturbances
    • Increased appetite
    • Delayed wound healing
    • Bruising
    • Striae
    • Excessive hairiness
    • Acne
    • Flushing
    • Headache
    • Depression
    • Loss of contact with reality
    • Menstrual irregularity
    • Suppression of pituitary-adrenocortical system
    • Dermal atrophy
    • Excess of glucose in the bloodstream
    • Susceptibility to infection
    • Bones become brittle
    • Growth retardation
    • Foetal abnormalities
    • Topical application to the eye
    • Rash intraocular pressure
    • Reduced visual function
    • Posterior subcapsular cataract
    • Redness of skin or mucous membranes
    • Irritation
    • Burning
    • Stinging on application

    Before using Hydrocortisone / Lactic Acid, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.

    Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.


    Child Dose

    Hydrocortisone / Lactic Acid


    • Hydrocortisone 1 %w/v, Lactic Acid 5 %w/v