Generic Name - Hydrocortisone
Category - Antiinflammatory medication
Inflammation, Redness and swelling.
Generic Locoid LIPO is indicated to reduce or inhibit the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammaion, redneds and swelling.Hydrocortisone is a corticosteroid.
Generic for Locoid Lipo* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic Locoid LIPO is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Generic Locoid LIPO should not be taken by patients who have a history of the following ailment conditions.
Blood clotting disorder
High blood pressure
Infection, including chicken-pox, herpes, measles, or tuberculosis
Previous heart attack
Rectal obstruction, abscess, perforation or fistula
Stomach or intestinal disease
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic Locoid LIPO. It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following.
Antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs, such as ibuprofen)
Barbiturate medicines for inducing sleep or treating seizures (convulsions)
Female hormones, including contraceptive or birth control pills
Medicines for diabetes
Medicines that improve muscle strength or tone for conditions like myasthenia gravis
Toxoids and vaccines
Generic for Locoid Lipo* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericLocoid Lipo*
Generic Locoid Lipo* cream or lotion should be applied to the affected area 2 to 4 times a day, depending on the severity of the condition.
Generic for Locoid Lipo* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic Locoid Lipo* side Effects include burning or itching of the skin, dark red spots on the skin, infection, painful, red, pus-filled blisters in hair follicles, thinning of the skin and sunburn more likely especially on the face.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic Locoid Lipo*.
Generic for Locoid Lipo* and Pregnancy
Studies do not indicate whether Generic Locoid LIPO will be harmful to an unborn baby. Hence, do not use this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant or could become pregnant during treatment.
Generic for Locoid Lipo* and Breastfeeding
It is not known whether Generic Locoid LIPO passes into breast milk. Do not use without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
Generic for Locoid lipo and Pediatric
Use Generic Locid LIPO cautiously, and only under the supervision of a doctor, to treat a child. Children are more sensitive to the effects of this medication.
Generic for Locoid lipo and Geriatric
The safety and effectiveness of generic Locoid LIPO in geriatric patients have not been established.
The above information about Generic Locoid LIPO serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.