HC45 works by altering the body's responses to inflammatory reactions. It is an effective treatment that reduces inflammation and relieves itching and irritation for up to 12 hours. HC45 also promotes healing.
At present there is no cure or way to entirely rid oneself of eczema, however a good daily skin care routine can help to effectively manage the symptoms of eczema. It is important to use the right moisturisers and emollients as part of an eczema treatment programme but when symptoms become more severe, there is HC45 Hydrocortisone Cream.
HC45 Hydrocortisone Cream is an effective treatment for itching, irritation and inflammation due to: insect bites, mild to moderate eczema, detergent hands, nickel & plant allergies and strong detergent chemicals. HC45 Hydrocortisone Cream may also be suitable for insect bites, to provide effective itching relief. It contains a topical corticosteroid, hydrocortisone actetate, which reduces inflammation and relieves itching and irritation for up to twelve hours.
Use sparingly on small areas, once or twice a day for a maximum of 7 days.
Active ingredient: Hydrocortisone Acetate BP 1.0% w/w. Also contains: White Soft Paraffin, Cetomacrogel Emulsifying Wax, Liquid Paraffin, Phenoxyethanol, Purified Water
Suitable for adults and children aged over 10 years. For children under 10 years of age consult your doctor before use and do not apply more than once a day.
Do not use on eyes or face, anal or genital areas, or on broken skin or infected skin e.g. impetigo, cold sores, acne or athlete's foot. Do not use in pregnancy or on children under 10 without medical advice. If the condition does not improve or anything unusual happens, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.