Locoid Topical Cream 0.1pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Locoid: Topical cream (0.1%)

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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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Locoid 0.1% Topical Cream

NDC: 167810382
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Alopecia, Hypercalcemia, Pompholyx, Polymyositis, Polymorphous Light Eruption, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Psoriatic Arthritis, Pityriasis Rosea, Psoriasis, Iritis, Osteoarthritis, Exfoliative Dermatitis, Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum, Asthma, Temporal Arteritis, Discoid Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), Rhus Dermatitis, Xerosis, Tuberculosis Infection, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Pemphigus, Lichen Planus, Postoperative Ocular Inflammation, Rheumatic Carditis, Lichen Simplex, Lichen Striatus, Loeffler's Syndrome, Addison's Disease, Uveitis, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA), Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA)/juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA), Keloids, Gouty Arthritis, Keratitis, Sarcoidosis, Berylliosis, Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis, Dermatitis Herpetiformis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Anterior Segment Inflammation, Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Adrenocortical Insufficiency, Pruritus, Contact Dermatitis, Dermatomyositis, Pneumonitis, Insect Bites Or Stings, Seborrheic Dermatitis, Atopic Dermatitis, Corneal Ulcer, Granuloma Annulare, Chorioretinitis, Graves' Ophthalmopathy, Optic Neuritis, Herpes Zoster Ocular Infection, Allergic Conjunctivitis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Mixed Connective Tissue Disease, Wegener's Granulomatosis, Endophthalmitis, Churg-Strauss Syndrome, Polychondritis, Polyarteritis Nodosa, Pulmonary Edema

Storage Information
Store between 59 to 77 degrees F
Locoid 0.1% Topical Cream

Reported Side Effects for Locoid 0.1% Topical Cream

Itching Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Dry Skin Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rash With Pustules Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Irritation Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Redness Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
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

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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