What is Locoid Lipocream cream used for?
This medication is used to treat a variety of skin conditions (e.g., eczema, dermatitis, allergies, rash). Hydrocortisone butyrate reduces the swelling, itching, and redness that can occur in these types of conditions. The topical solution is used to treat severe dandruff (seborrheic dermatitis).
What is hydrocortisone butyrate used for?
Hydrocortisone butyrate topical is used to help relieve redness, itching, swelling, or other discomfort caused by skin conditions (eg, atopic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis). This medicine is a corticosteroid (cortisone-like medicine or steroid).
Is Locoid good for dermatitis?
Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate 0.1%) Cream, Ointment, & Solution is a corticosteroid used to reduce the swelling, itching, and redness caused by a variety of skin conditions (e.g., eczema, dermatitis, allergies, rash). Locoid topical solution is used to treat severe dandruff (seborrheic dermatitis).
How strong is Locoid cream?
These topical steroids are considered somewhat potent: Hydrocortisone valerate 0.2% (Westcort cream, ointment) Hydrocortisone butyrate 0.1% (Locoid ointment) Prednicarbate 0.1% (Dermatop cream, ointment)
What do you need to know about Locoid lipocream cream?
Locoid Lipocream Description. Locoid Lipocream (hydrocortisone butyrate) Cream, 0.1% contains hydrocortisone butyrate, a non-fluorinated hydrocortisone ester, for topical use. The chemical name of hydrocortisone butyrate is 11ß,17,21-Trihydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione 17-butyrate.
What kind of hydrocortisone is in Locoid lipocream?
Locoid Lipocream contains hydrocortisone butyrate, a non-fluorinated hydrocortisone ester [Pregn-4-ene-3, 20-dione, 11, 21-dihydroxy-17- [ (1-oxobutyl) oxy (11β)-] for topical dermatologic use. Chemically, hydrocortisone butyrate is C 25 H 36 O 6 . It has the following structural formula:
When to discontinue Locoid lipocream in diapers?
Do not apply Locoid Lipocream in the diaper area unless directed by a physician. Discontinue therapy when control is achieved. If no improvement is seen within 2 weeks, reassessment of the diagnosis may be necessary.
Who is more susceptible to Locoid lipocream toxicity?
Pediatric patients may be more susceptible than adults to systemic toxicity from equivalent doses of Locoid Lipocream due to their larger skin-surface-to-body-mass ratios [see Use in Specific Populations (8.4)].