Cortizone-10  

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have questions about Cortizone 10® Ingredients, warnings, uses and directions for use, please click on one of the links below to view that information:

What are Cortizone 10® topical products indicated for?

Cortizone 10® products are only indicated for the temporary relief of itching associated with minor skin irritations, inflammation, and rashes due to poison ivy, poison oak, sumac, insect bites, eczema, psoriasis, detergents, jewelry, cosmetics, soaps, and seborrheic dermatitis. The products also temporarily relieve external anal and genital itching.

Is it safe to use hydrocortisone?

Yes, the FDA has determined that hydrocortisone is generally accepted as safe to use in accordance with the directions on the package.

Can Cortizone 10® products be used for conditions not indicated on the label?

No, other uses of Cortizone 10® products not indicated on the label should only be under the advice and supervision of a doctor.

Can Cortizone 10® products be used in the genital area?

Yes, Cortizone 10® products can be used by adults for external anal and genital itching. When practical, clean the affected area with mild soap and warm water and rinse thoroughly. Gently dry by patting or blotting with toilet tissue or a soft cloth before applying. Apply to affected area not more than 3 to 4 times daily. Do not use in the genital area if you have a vaginal discharge. Consult a healthcare professional.

Can I go out in the sun if I am wearing this product?

Yes. There are no warnings on the product label against use of this product and sun exposure. If you have any concerns, please consult a healthcare professional.

Can I use an expired product?

No. If your product has expired, please properly discard it and obtain new product.

Can I use this product if I am pregnant or breast-feeding?

Yes. There are no warnings on the product label against use if pregnant or breast-feeding. If you have any concerns, ask a healthcare professional before use.

Do Cortizone 10® products contain steroids?

Yes, Cortizone 10® products contain the active ingredient hydrocortisone, which is a corticosteroid.

What are the 10 soothing moisturizers included in Cortizone 10® Ultra Moisturizing Creme Plus?

Cortizone 10® Ultra Moisturizing Creme Plus contains Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Isopropyl Palmitate, Light Mineral Oil, Propylene Glycol, Vitamin E, White Petrolatum, and White Wax.

What do I need to be aware of when using this product?

Please refer to the Drug Facts label for each Cortizone 10® product. You may view the Drug Facts for each product by clicking on one of the links below:

Was this product tested on animals?

No, this product was not tested on animals.

 


 

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