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AQUANIL HC
Hydrocortisone

Indications

Treats skin irritation, allergic reactions, and other types of skin problems. Belongs to a class of drugs called corticosteroids.

Brand Names


Locoid Lipocream
Locoid
Hytone
Pandel
Caldecort
Medi-Cortisone Maximum Strength
U-cort
Quality Choice Hydrocortisone
Keratol HC
Cortaid Sensitive Skin w/Aloe
Cortaid Maximum Strength
NuZon
Westcort
Cotacort
Microcort

When You Should Not Take The Medication

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to hydrocortisone or any other related medicine, such as triamcinolone (Aristocort®), betamethasone (Valisone®), or fluocinonide (Lidex®).

How To Store And Dispose Of This Medicine


Store at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Do not freeze.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children.

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine


Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Severe itching, burning, or skin irritation
Redness, swelling, drainage, or pus from the area or other signs of infection

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
Mild, temporary stinging
Irritation, burning, redness, or dryness of skin
Raised spots on skin
Thinning of skin or bruising
Poor healing of skin
Acne-like skin changes

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor.