Careway Hydrocortisone 1% Cream 15g
Careway Hydrocortisone 1% Cream 15g
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Careway Hydrocortisone 1% Cream is an effective treatment for itching, irritation and inflammation due to: insect bites, mild to moderate eczema, detergent hands, nickel allergy, plant allergy.
It works by altering the body's responses to inflammatory reactions due to irritant contact dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, insect bites and mild to moderate eczema.
- Careway Hydrocortisone 1% Cream 15g, a treatment for eczema, dermatitis, and inflammation caused by bug bites or stings
- Can help ease your irritated skin, showing improvements after just a few days of use
- Helps to relieve irritating symptoms like itching
- Ideal if you suffer from regular flare-ups of eczema and want to be prepared to ease their irritated skin when it happens
- Helps relieve dry skin, itching, redness, blistering, and cracked skin
- Convenient pocket-friendly size
What is Careway Hydrocortisone 1% Cream?
Careway Hydrocortisone 1% Cream is a medication that belongs to the corticosteroid (steroid) class of drugs. It functions by decreasing the activity of the immune system, which in turn leads to a reduction in pain, itching and inflammation. This can be helpful in treating a wide range of conditions such as skin rashes, eczema, arthritis, and other inflammatory conditions.
What conditions can be treated with Careway Hydrocortisone 1% Cream?
Common conditions which can be treated with Careway Hydrocortisone 1% Cream include the following:
- contact dermatitis
- prickly heat rash
- insect bites and stings
- nappy rash
Can I use Careway Hydrocortisone 1% Cream on an open wound or infection?
Careway Hydrocortisone 1% Cream cream should not be used on an open wound or infection.
Can Careway Hydrocortisone 1% Cream be used on the face?
Careway Hydrocortisone 1% Cream can be used on the face, but it is important to use small amount and only use it as directed by a healthcare professional to avoid potential side effects.
How long can I use Careway Hydrocortisone 1% Cream for?
It is always recommended to consult with a healthcare practitioner before using the cream. As a general rule, never use the cream for longer than 7 days. If the symptoms persist after this point, consult with your GP.
Hydrocortisone 1% Cream.
Usage and Instructions
Wash your hands before using this product. Apply enough hydrocortisone cream to form a thin layer over the affected area and gently rub it into the skin until it disappears. Do this once or twice a day for up to one week. Wash your hands again after use, unless you are treating your hands.
If you’re pregnant or breastfeeding, you should speak to your doctor or pharmacist before using hydrocortisone cream. This product may not be the best choice for you at this time, and a medical professional can help you to choose a suitable treatment.
Hydrocortisone Cream 1% should not be used in children under the age of 10 unless advised to do so by your doctor. Do not use this product if you are allergic to hydrocortisone or any of the other listed ingredients. For external use only, avoid contact with eyes or other sensitive areas. Do not apply to your face, anal or genital region, or broken or infected skin. Do not apply under an occlusive dressing.
Like all medications, Hydrocortisone Cream can have side effects, although not everyone will experience them. These include:
Allergic reaction, e.g. skin rash, hives, difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the lips, face, or neck Blurred vision If you experience these or any other side effects while using this product, stop use and seek medical assistance immediately.