- Acetylsalicylic Acid
- Azelastine Nasal Spray
- Clobetasol–Fusidic Acid
- Halobetasol Propionate
- Halobetasol Propionate–Fusidic Acid
- Heparin–Benzyl Nicotinate
- Ipratropium Bromide–Albuterol/Salbutamol
- Ketorolac Tromethamine
- Loteprednol Etabonate
- Mefenamic Acid
- Octinoxate–Avobenzone–Oxybenzone–Zinc Oxide
- Sodium Chloride
- Sodium Cromoglycate/Cromolyn
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Locoid Lipo* used for?
Generic for Locoid Lipo* (Hydrocortisone) is a topical steroid cream used to treat inflammation, redness, irritation, itching, and swelling caused by a number of skin conditions such as allergies, dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, and rash. Hydrocortisone belongs to a class of drugs called corticosteroids. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Locoid Lipo*?
The dosage of Generic for Locoid Lipo* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Wash and dry your hands before using Generic for Locoid Lipo* cream. Apply a thin film of the cream onto the affected area.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Locoid Lipo*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to apply Generic for Locoid Lipo* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Locoid Lipo*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Locoid Lipo*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Locoid Lipo*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Locoid Lipo*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Locoid Lipo*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Locoid Lipo*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Locoid Lipo* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Locoid Lipo* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Locoid Lipo* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Locoid Lipo* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Locoid Lipo* can cause side effects such as itching, irritation, stinging, burning, thinning, dryness, or redness of the skin at the application site. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are applying Generic for Locoid Lipo*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Locoid Lipo*?
Is it possible for me to apply Generic for Locoid Lipo* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I apply Generic for Locoid Lipo*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Locoid Lipo*?
How will Generic for Locoid Lipo* work in my body?
How should Generic for Locoid Lipo* be applied?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Locoid Lipo* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Locoid Lipo* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.