Locoid Lipocream (Hydrocortisone Butyrate) - 0.1% (100g Tube)

Locoid Lipocream

HYDROCORTISONE BUTYRATE

* Our best price : £ 28.85

Locoid Lipocream (Hydrocortisone Butyrate) contains an active component which is a corticosteroid. It is considered to be medium in strength. Patients who are suffering from skin conditions that are responsive to treatment with corticosteroids, such as eczema, psoriasis and skin diseases that cause itchiness may be told to use this topical cream to relieve symptoms.

Brand Name : Locoid Lipocream
Active Ingredients : HYDROCORTISONE BUTYRATE
Manufacturer : CSL Biotherapies
Country of Origin : Netherlands
Intended Patient : Unisex
Locoid Lipocream (Hydrocortisone Butyrate) - 0.1% (100g) Locoid Lipocream (Hydrocortisone Butyrate) - 0.1% (100g Tube)
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Description


Main Use Active Ingredient Marketed Name
Eczema and other skin conditions Hydrocortisone Butyrate Locoid Lipocream

Uses
Locoid Lipocream (Hydrocortisone Butyrate) contains an active component which is a corticosteroid. It is considered to be medium in strength. Patients who are suffering from skin conditions that are responsive to treatment with corticosteroids, such as eczema, psoriasis and skin diseases that cause itchiness may be told to use this topical cream to relieve symptoms. Once applied, it starts to work rapidly to reduce itching, inflammation and other symptoms present in these skin conditions.

Dosage and Administration
Locoid Lipocream (Hydrocortisone Butyrate) is only meant for topical use. This product comes as a cream, and doctors generally recommend use by patients whose skin is dry and who are affected by skin lesions which are chronic or subacute. Generally, patients are instructed to apply it to the area of skin in need of treatment, 1 to 4 times per day. An occlusive dressing should only be used if instructed to do so by a doctor.

Side effects
Topical application of Locoid Lipocream (Hydrocortisone Butyrate) may result in some side effects, such as:

  • Redness
  • Dry skin
  • Depigmentation
  • Hypertrichosis
  • Atrophy of the skin

If you are being treated with this cream and you notice any side effects, tell your doctor. Serious reactions are also possible, and patients must seek medical treatment immediately if this occurs.

Precautions
Patients should note that incorrect application can result in fungal, viral, bacterial or other types of infections.

If your skin condition does not improve or if a worsening of symptoms is noticed, you must immediately see your doctor as alternative treatment may be needed.

Seek immediate emergency medical attention if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms to watch for, which may be indicative of a reaction, include skin rashes, hives, swelling of the face or limbs, trouble breathing, and trouble swallowing.

Always use Locoid Lipocream (Hydrocortisone Butyrate) as you have been prescribed by your doctor. Never self-medicate or change your dosage without first consulting your doctor. The correct dosage can vary depending on your health, medical history, and the severity of the condition being treated.

This medication may not be safe for all patients. Before you begin using it always disclose the following to your doctor:

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you suffer from any allergies.
  • If you suffer from any other health conditions or illnesses.
  • If you are using any other medicine (including all non-prescription).
  • If you are using any supplements, vitamins, or herbal products of any kind.

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