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Brand name: Dermaid TM

Active ingredients: hydrocortisone

What it is used for

For temporary relief of minor skin irritations, itching and rashes due to eczema, dermatitis, soaps and detergents, cosmetics, jewellery, insect bites, psoriasis, itching genital and anal areas, sunburn and other corticosteroid responsive conditions/dermatoses.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Topical
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Clear, colourless gel.

Food interactions

For the active ingredient hydrocortisone

  • Take with food to reduce irritation. Calcium, phosphorous, potassium, Vitamin A, C, D and zinc needs increased with long term use.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacy without prescription.It is Schedule 3 : Pharmacist Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient hydrocortisone

This medicine is generally considered safe during pregnancy if taken as directed. During pregnancy, you should discuss your medicine use with your doctor or pharmacist.

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

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