What is Mylocort cream used for?

What is Mylocort cream used for?

For the temporary relief of itching associated with minor skin irritations due to eczema, insect bites, poison plants, soaps, detergents, cosmetics, jewellery, seborrhoeic dermatitis and for the relief of external genital and anal itching.

What contains Mylocort?

Mylocort is Hydrocortisone 1% (the lowest cortisone cream formulation available) and can be sparingly used twice daily on the face of the 5 month old baby for a few days to clear eczema. It is safer to dilute Mylocort with a an equal amount of Epimax if used longer that 5 days.

Do I need a prescription for Mylocort?

You can buy Mylocort over the counter at your nearest pharmacy and you do not need a prescription.

Can I use Mylocort on my scalp?

Try using Elizabeth Anne Shampoo to wash your baby’s scalp and afterwards apply Mylocort Ointment once daily. Do not use the Mylocort for more than 5 days unless it is necessary.

What is 1% hydrocortisone used for?

This medication is used to treat a variety of skin conditions (such as insect bites, poison oak/ivy, eczema, dermatitis, allergies, rash, itching of the outer female genitals, anal itching). Hydrocortisone reduces the swelling, itching, and redness that can occur in these types of conditions.

What is aqueous cream good for?

Aqueous cream is a widely used product topically applied as an emollient for the symptomatic relief of dry skin conditions such as atopic eczema, and as a soap-substitute for skin washing.

Does steroid cream make hair grow?

Steroid treatments can take place every four to six weeks, and you may see hair regrowth in one or two months.

Can I use Mylocort pregnant?

Can one use Mylocort for skin irritations when 12 weeks pregnant. If you use it, use it SPARINGLY and only when really needed. In general best would be to try to avoid it.

What’s the difference between cortisone and hydrocortisone?

Hydrocortisone and cortisone are identical short-acting corticosteroids. However, they are not the same. Cortisone is an inactive prodrug that is converted into hydrocortisone, or cortisol, in the liver. Hydrocortisone works as a topical medication whereas cortisone is not as effective as a topical treatment.

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