Label: HYDROCORTISONE- hydrocortisone acetate cream

  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph not final

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Drug Label Information

Updated November 15, 2018

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    Drug Facts

  • Active ingredient

    Hydrocortisone acetate (equivalent to Hydrocortisone 1%)

  • 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

    • store at room temperature
    • see carton or tube crimp for lot number and expiration date
  • Inactive ingredients

    cetostearyl alcohol, propylene glycol, purified water, sodium lauryl sulfate, white petrolatum

  • Questions?

    Call 1-800-925-4733

  • SPL UNCLASSIFIED SECTION

    DISTRIBUTED BY: WALGREEN CO.
    200 WILMOT RD., DEERFIELD, IL 60015

  • PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 28.4 g Tube Carton

    Walgreens

    NDC 0363-0972-02

    PARABEN FREE

    Hydrocortisone 1% Cream

    HYDROCORTISONE ACETATE 1% / ANTIPURITIC (ANTI-ITCH)

    NET WT 1 OZ (28.4 g)

    PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 28.4 g Tube Carton
  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    HYDROCORTISONE 
    hydrocortisone acetate cream
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0363-0972
    Route of AdministrationTOPICAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    Hydrocortisone Acetate (UNII: 3X7931PO74) (Hydrocortisone - UNII:WI4X0X7BPJ) Hydrocortisone Acetate1 g  in 100 g
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    CETOSTEARYL ALCOHOL (UNII: 2DMT128M1S)  
    PROPYLENE GLYCOL (UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)  
    WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE (UNII: 368GB5141J)  
    PETROLATUM (UNII: 4T6H12BN9U)  
    Product Characteristics
    ColorWHITEScore    
    ShapeSize
    FlavorImprint Code
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:0363-0972-021 in 1 CARTON10/26/2018
    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 FINALpart34810/26/2018
    Labeler - Walgreen Company (008965063)