Westcort Topical cream 0.2% Information - Conditions, Pregnancy, ingredients
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Westcort: Topical cream (0.2%)

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What is this Medicine?

HYDROCORTISONE (hye droe KOR ti sone) is a corticosteroid. It is used on the skin to reduce swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions.

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Westcort 0.2% Topical Cream

NDC: 000728100
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Contact Dermatitis, Keloids, Alopecia, Rhus Dermatitis, Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum, Pompholyx, Pemphigus, Insect Bites Or Stings, Discoid Lupus Erythematosus, Granuloma Annulare, Dermatitis Herpetiformis, Seborrheic Dermatitis, Polymorphous Light Eruption, Pruritus, Pityriasis Rosea, Psoriasis, Lichen Striatus, Lichen Simplex, Atopic Dermatitis, Lichen Planus, Xerosis, Exfoliative Dermatitis

Storage Information
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Westcort 0.2% Topical Cream

Reported Side Effects for Westcort 0.2% Topical Cream

Rash With Pustules Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Skin Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Skin Redness Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Skin Irritation Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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