What is DermAid cream used for?

What is DermAid cream used for?

For temporary relief of minor skin irritations, itching and rashes due to eczema, dermatitis, soaps and detergents, cosmetics, jewellery, insect bites, psoriasis, itching genital and anal areas, sunburn and other corticosteroid responsive conditions/dermatoses.

Is DermAid a topical steroid?

Like all other topical corticosteroids, DermAid Cream is contraindicated in vaccinia, chicken pox, herpes and other viral infections, tuberculosis of the skin and syphilitic skin disorders. Do not use in the eye. Hypersensitivity to hydrocortisone, other corticosteroids or any other ingredient in the product.

When should I use DermAid cream?

DermAid Cream is indicated for topical application for the temporary relief of symptoms associated with acute and chronic corticosteroid responsive conditions including: minor skin irritations, itching and rashes due to eczema, dermatitis, contact dermatitis (such as rashes due to cosmetics and jewellery), psoriasis.

Can you use DermAid on your face?

used on the face and a moderate to potent cortisone is used on the body where the skin is thicker. Face: Sigmacort, Dermaid, hydrocortisone.

Can I use DermAid on broken skin?

DermAid Soft 1% cream is available in 15 g and 30 g tubes. It is packed in tubes with a tamper evident seal for your protection. Do not use if the seal on the tube is broken.

What are the side effects of hydrocortisone cream?

Side Effects

  • Blistering, burning, crusting, dryness, or flaking of the skin.
  • irritation.
  • itching, scaling, severe redness, soreness, or swelling of the skin.
  • redness and scaling around the mouth.

How many days in a row can I use hydrocortisone?

Use hydrocortisone once or twice a day. A course of treatment of up to seven days is usually sufficient. Do not use it for longer than seven days unless you have been told to do so by your doctor. You only need to use a small amount of cream or ointment.

How long is it safe to use hydrocortisone cream?

What is a dermaid cream?

DermAid cream is a white non-greasy cream for topical application. Mechanism of action. DermAid Cream contains dissolved hydrocortisone.

Can you use dermaid 1% cream on Your Eyes?

Do not use DermAid 1% cream in the eyes. Do not use DermAid 1% cream if you have: a bacterial skin infection (such as impetigo or boils) unless your doctor or pharmacist tells you. DermAid 1% cream reduces inflammation and itching. As a result, signs of infection may be masked.

What is the active ingredient in dermaid 1%?

DermAid 1% cream contains hydrocortisone at 1% w/w as the active ingredient. DermAid also contains water, cetomacrogol 1000, cetostearyl alcohol, cetyl alcohol, self-emulsifying glyceryl monostearate, macrogol 400, propylene glycol and benzyl alcohol (as preservative). DermAid 1% cream is available in 15 g and 30 g tubes.

Can I use dermaid cream if the tube is broken?

Do not use if the seal on the tube is broken. DermAid 1% cream is used on the skin for temporary relief of redness, swelling, itching and discomfort of many skin problems such as: Your doctor or pharmacist, however, may have recommended DermAid 1% cream for another purpose.