Buy Hydrocortisone Ointment Online in the UK
Hydrocortisone ointment contains the steroid hydrocortisone which helps to relieve and reduce symptoms of inflammatory skin conditions.
Hydrocortisone belongs to a group called corticosteroids which work by relieving pain and swelling caused by many different skin conditions, such as eczema, dermatitis and insect bite reactions.
Hydrocortisone ointment is only for use on the skin.
This steroid ointment is prescription only and available at OxfordOnlinePharmacy.
For external use only.
Make sure you always follow the advice of your doctor or pharmacist. Do not exceed the stated dose.
Wash your hands thoroughly and then apply the ointment sparingly to the affected area(s), this would normally be applied once or twice daily for no longer than a week.
You should massage the ointment into the affected area so it disappears.
After it has been applied do not cover the area with a dressing.
If you see no improvement after the 7 days, speak to your doctor or pharmacist.
You should speak to your doctor or a pharmacist before using Hydrocortisone Ointment. Do not use the ointment if any of the following applies to you:
- if you are allergic to hydrocortisone or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
- if you have a bacterial infection (e.g. impetigo), viral infection (e.g. cold sores ‘herpes simplex’, chicken pox) or fungal infection (e.g. tinea, also called ‘athlete’s foot’, ringworm or thrush) of the skin.
- on your face or near your eyes, on the anal or genital region, or on broken skin.
For more information see the patient information leaflet.