Label: HYDROCORTISONE cream

  • NDC Code(s): 0179-8016-30
  • Packager: Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph not final

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Drug Label Information

Updated November 16, 2018

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  • SPL UNCLASSIFIED SECTION

    Drug Facts

  • Active ingredient

    Hydrocortisone 0.5%

  • Purpose

    Anti-itch cream

  • Uses

    • temporary relief of itching associated with minor skin irritations and rashes due to
      • eczema
      • insect bites
      • poison ivy, poison oak, or poison sumac
      • soaps
      • detergents
      • cosmetics
      • jewelry
      • seborrheic dermatitis
      • psoriasis
      • external genital and anal itching
    • other uses of this product should be only under the advice and supervision of a doctor
  • Warnings

    For external use only

    Do not use

    • in the eyes
    • by putting this product into the rectum by using fingers or any mechanical device or applicator

    Ask a doctor before use if you have

    • a vaginal discharge
    • rectal bleeding
    • diaper rash

    When using this product consult a doctor before exceeding recommended dosage

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • condition gets worse
    • condition persists for more than 7 days
    • condition clears up and occurs again within a few days. Do not begin to use any other hydrocortisone product unless you have consulted a doctor.

    Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

  • Directions

    Adults and children 2 years of age and older:

    • apply to affected area not more than 3 to 4 times daily

    Children under 2 years of age: do not use. consult a doctor

    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 a soft cloth before application of this product

    Children under 12 years of age: consult a doctor

  • Other information

    • To open: unscrew cap, pull tab to remove foil seal, and screw cap back onto tube
    • store at room temperature
    • see carton or tube crimp for lot number and expiration date
  • Inactive ingredients

    aloe barbadensis, cetostearyl alcohol, citric acid, glycerin, glyceryl stearate, methylparaben, mineral oil, paraffin, propylparaben, purified water, sodium cetearyl sulfate, sodium lauryl sulfate, stearyl alcohol

  • Questions?

    Call 1-866-923-4914

  • SPL UNCLASSIFIED SECTION

    Manufactured by
    Taro Pharmaceuticals Inc.
    Brampton, Ontario, Canada L6T 1C1
    Distributed by
    Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
    Livermore, CA 94551-9756

  • PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 28.4 g Tube Carton

    KAISER PERMANENTE ®

    Hydrocortisone 0.5% Cream With Aloe
    ANTIPRURITIC (ANTI-ITCH)
    ITCH AND RASH RELIEF FOR SENSITIVE SKIN

    *Compare to the active ingredient in Cortizone•5 ®

    NET WT 1 OZ (28.4 g)

    Principal Display Panel - 28.4 g Tube Carton
  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    HYDROCORTISONE 
    hydrocortisone cream
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0179-8016
    Route of AdministrationTOPICAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    HYDROCORTISONE (UNII: WI4X0X7BPJ) (HYDROCORTISONE - UNII:WI4X0X7BPJ) HYDROCORTISONE0.5 g  in 100 g
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    CETOSTEARYL ALCOHOL (UNII: 2DMT128M1S)  
    CITRIC ACID MONOHYDRATE (UNII: 2968PHW8QP)  
    GLYCERIN (UNII: PDC6A3C0OX)  
    GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE (UNII: 230OU9XXE4)  
    METHYLPARABEN (UNII: A2I8C7HI9T)  
    MINERAL OIL (UNII: T5L8T28FGP)  
    PARAFFIN (UNII: I9O0E3H2ZE)  
    PROPYLPARABEN (UNII: Z8IX2SC1OH)  
    WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    SODIUM CETOSTEARYL SULFATE (UNII: 7ZBS06BH4B)  
    SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE (UNII: 368GB5141J)  
    STEARYL ALCOHOL (UNII: 2KR89I4H1Y)  
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:0179-8016-301 in 1 CARTON09/13/200110/31/2021
    128.4 g in 1 TUBE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC monograph not finalpart34809/13/200110/31/2021
    Labeler - Kaiser Foundation Hospitals (053052619)
    Registrant - Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. (145186370)
    Establishment
    NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
    Taro Pharmaceuticals Inc.206263295manufacture(0179-8016)