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Preparation H Hydrocortisone Cream (Wyeth)

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  • Indications and Usage
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  • Dosage and Administration
  • How Supplied

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  • Active Ingredient:

    Hydrocortisone .................. 1%


    • temporary relief of external anal itching
    • temporary relief of itching associated with minor skin irritations and rashes
    • other uses of this product should be only under the advice and supervision of a doctor


    For external use only

    Do not use for the treatment of diaper rash. Consult a doctor.

    When using this product

    • avoid contact with the eyes
    • do not exceed the recommended daily dosage unless directed by a doctor
    • do not put into the rectum by using fingers or any mechanical device or applicator

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • bleeding occurs
    • condition worsens
    • symptoms persist for more than 7 days or clear up and occur again within a few days. Do not begin use of 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.


    • adults: when practical, cleanse the affected area by patting or blotting with an appropriate cleansing wipe. Gently dry by patting or blotting with a tissue or soft cloth before application of this product.
    • when first opening the tube, puncture foil seal with top end of cap
    • adults and children 12 years of age and older: apply to the affected area not more than 3 to 4 times daily
    • children under 12 years of age: do not use, consult a doctor

    Tamper-Evident: Do Not Use if tube seal under cap embossed with "H" is broken or missing.

    Inactive Ingredients:    BHA, carboxymethylcellulose sodium, cetyl alcohol, citric acid, edetate disodium, glycerin, glyceryl oleate, glyceryl stearate, lanolin, methylparaben, petrolatum, propyl gallate, propylene glycol, propylparaben, simethicone, sodium benzoate, sodium lauryl sulfate, stearyl alcohol, water, xanthan gum.

    Storage:    Store at 20-25 °C (68-77 °F)

    How Supplied:    0.9 oz. tubes

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