Hydrocortisone, Lidocaine Topical Cream 3-0.5pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Hydrocortisone, Lidocaine: Topical cream (3-0.5%)

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Lidocaine/HC 3%-0.5% Cream
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Lidocaine/HC 3%-0.5% Cream
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Lidocaine/HC 3%-0.5% Cream

What is this Medicine?

HYDROCORTISONE; LIDOCAINE (hye droe KOR ti sone; LYE doe kane) is a corticosteroid combined with an anesthetic pain reliever. It is used to decrease swelling, itching, and pain that is caused by minor skin irritations or hemorrhoids.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : LidaMantle HC: Topical cream (3-0.5%)
CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Hydrocortisone, Lidocaine: Topical cream(3-0.5%)
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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Lidocaine Hydrochloride/Hydrocortisone Acetate 3%-0.5% Topical Cream

NDC: 590880819
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)




Labeled but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Anal Fissures, Hemorrhoids

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Protect from freezing
Lidocaine Hydrochloride/Hydrocortisone Acetate 3%-0.5% Topical Cream

Reported Side Effects for Lidocaine Hydrochloride/Hydrocortisone Acetate 3%-0.5% Topical Cream

Striae Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Growth Inhibition Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Glycosuria Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Confusion Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Convulsions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) Suppression Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Steroid Hormones Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Cushing's Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
High Pressure In Brain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
High Methemoglobin Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Shaking Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Skin Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Thinning Of Skin Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Drug-Induced Acne Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Unusual Skin Lightening Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Redness Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Hair Follicles Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Ambras Syndrome Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sweat Rash Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Allergic Skin Reaction Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
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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