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Active ingredients: hydrocortisone acetate
What it is used for
Topical corticosteroid therapy for non-infective inflammatory conditions of the skin eg. eczema, dermatitis.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Topical. This medicine is applied directly to the surface of the skin.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
A soft, yellowish white ointment with an odour faintly of paraffin and lanolin.
Do I need a prescription?
The packs below are available from a pharmacy without prescription. It is
- 30g pack
These medicine packs are available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
- 50g pack
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the Repatriation Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits (RPBS) on November 1, 2020. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
To access RPBS medicines you must hold a DVA Gold Card, DVA Orange Card or DVA White Card (for some medicines only). To learn about Department of Veterans' Affairs health cards, visit Department of Veterans' Affairs.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems