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Eldercoid Lotion 15ml

By ELDER PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
15ml Lotion in Bottle
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Eldercoid 0.1 % Description

Eldercoid Lotion is a topical medicine used to treat inflammation in various inflammatory skin conditions like eczema, dermatitis, etc. It contains hydrocortisone which belongs to a group of medicines...
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ContainsHydrocortisone(0.1 %)
UsesSkin conditions like eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis
Side effectsApplication site reactions
ClassificationTOPICAL STEROID
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Uses of Eldercoid 0.1 %

Eldercoid Lotion is used for the treatment of various inflammatory skin conditions such as eczema, dermatitis.

Contraindications of Eldercoid 0.1 %

  • If you are allergic to hydrocortisone or any other ingredients of Eldercoid Lotion
  • If you are suffering from any viral, bacterial or fungal infections
  • It should not be used on the face, near the eyes, private parts, broken skin

Side effects of Eldercoid 0.1 %

Application site reactions

Precautions and Warnings of Eldercoid 0.1 %

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Eldercoid Lotion during pregnancy?
A:
Consult a doctor before using Eldercoid Lotion during pregnancy as there is limited safety data available in pregnant women.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Eldercoid Lotion while breastfeeding?
A:
Eldercoid Lotion should be used with caution in breastfeeding mothers. If prescribed by the doctor, it should not be applied on the breast or elsewhere on large areas of skin or for a prolonged period.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Eldercoid Lotion?
A:
Eldercoid Lotion is a topical preparation and may not affect the driving ability or ability to handle machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol after applying Eldercoid Lotion?
A:
There is no data regarding interactions between Eldercoid Lotion and alcohol

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from any skin conditions
  • You develop any allergic skin reactions
  • You have psoriasis
  • After applying Eldercoid Lotion, do not cover the area with a dressing or plaster
  • In infants, treatment with this medicine should not exceed a week
  • Do not use this Lotion without consulting a doctor or for a longer duration than that prescribed.

Mode of Action of Eldercoid 0.1 %

How Does It Work?

Hydrocortisone works by blocking or reducing the action of some natural substances in the skin that cause swelling, redness and allergies.

Directions for Use of Eldercoid 0.1 %

  • Eldercoid Lotion is meant for external use only.
  • Use it as directed by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Read the instructions on the label or leaflet before use.
  • Clean and dry the affected area well.
  • Apply it on healthy skin surface free from cuts and wounds.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine unless your hands are the area to be treated.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this Lotion rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.

Interactions of Eldercoid 0.1 %

Interactions with other medicines

Eldercoid Lotion is meant for topical application and thus the interaction with other medicines taken orally are unlikely. However, it can interact with other medicines or products applied topically. ...
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Storage and disposal of Eldercoid 0.1 %

  • Store Eldercoid Lotion in the original container in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sun light and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.

Dosage of Eldercoid 0.1 %

Overdose

As Eldercoid Lotion is meant for external application cases of overdose are unlikely. If you have applied extra quantities of it wipe out the excess of the medicine with tissue or cotton. However, upo...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying Eldercoid Lotion, apply it as soon as possible. Do not overapply this medicine just to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How does Eldercoid Lotion work?

A: Eldercoid Lotion contains hydrocortisone, which works by blocking or reducing the action of some natural substances in the skin that cause swelling, redness and allergies.

Q: How to use Eldercoid Lotion?

A: Use Eldercoid Lotion as directed by your doctor. Read the instructions on the label or leaflet before use. Clean and dry the affected area well. Apply it on healthy skin surface free from cuts and wounds.
Product Details
Brand
ELDERCOID
Expires on or After
27/09/2022
Last Updated on: 07 May 2022 | 02:39 PM (IST)

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