Astrocort is a Topical Hydrocortisone
Topical hydrocortisone has anti-inflammatory, anti-pruritic and vaso-constrictive actions in the treatment of a wide variety of dermatological conditions.
Astrocort being a steroid medication, reduces inflammation by reducing the chemical activity that causes the inflammation in localized areas.
Astrocort is presented as • Astrocort 0.5% Cream 10g • Astrocort 1% Cream 15g • Astrocort 1% Ointment 15g
- Pack Size 10g / 15gTubes
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- Atopic, Infantile, Discoid and Statis Eczemas
- Purigo Nodularis
- Napkin Rash
- Contact sensitive reactions
Furthermore, it can be used in the management of Insect bites
** Astrocort is contraindicated in the case where skin lesions are caused by infection with viruses (e.g. herpes simplex/chickenpox) fungi (e.g. candidiasis) or bacteria (e.g. impetigo) and Rosacea
Apply a thin layer on the affected area 1 – 2 times daily or as directed by a physician