Hydrocortisone Acetate USP

Hydrocortisone Acetate USP

INCI Name: Hydrocortisone Acetate
CAS Numbers: 50-03-3


Hydrocortisone acetate is a mild corticosteroid that can be applied to the skin to treat a wide variety of inflammatory skin reactions, such as reactions to plants, insect bites, jewelry, toiletries, deodorants, soaps and detergents. It works by acting inside the cells to decrease the release of these inflammatory substances. This reduces swelling, redness and itch.


Used to treat allergic or irritant dermatitis, insect bites and stings, mild to moderate eczema, and hemorrhoids.


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