Elave 1% Hydrocortisone cream is a smooth white cream for application to the skin only, which belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids. Hydrocortisone cream is used to reduce inflammation in conditions such as mild to moderate eczema, dermatitis caused by irritants or allergen, and insect bite reactions.
This cream is a smooth white cream for application to the skin only. It contains hydrocortisone which belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids.
This cream is used to reduce inflammation in a variety of inflammatory skin conditions, such as:
• mild to moderate eczema
• dermatitis caused by irritants or allergens
• insect bite reactions
How to use Hydrocortisone Cream from Elave
Elave 1% hydrocortisone cream should not be used on the face as long term use of steroids may damage the delicate skin on the face.
Please check with your GP or pharmacist if you have psoriasis or are currently taking an oral corticosteroid before using.
Do not use during pregnancy or breastfeeding without seeking medical advice first.
Do not use in children under 12 years without seeking advice from your GP or pharmacist first.
Apply sparingly to affected areas, up to four times daily. Use for a maximum of 7 days.
Rub gently until cream disappears. Do not apply to broken skin, on the eyes or face.
Do not cover with a bandage or dressing. the application should be reduced to 2-3 times weekly once symptoms improve.
Hydrocortisone should not be confused with anabolic steroids, used by some body builders and taken as tablets or injections.
For safety reasons our pharmacist will review this purchase before dispatch, as this product is a medicine. If our pharmacist has any questions they will contact you to ensure this product is appropriate for you.````````````````````````````````````
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