Superficial uninfected, sensitive to local corticosteroids, skin diseases:
dermatitis, including atopic, contact, seborrheic
hypersensitivity to hydrocortisone or auxiliary components of the drug
bacterial skin infections (strepto- and staphyloderma, gram-negative folliculitis, etc.)
viral infections of the skin (herpes simplex, chickenpox, etc. shingles) skin infections
tuberculosis and syphilitic skin lesions
parasitic skin infections
neoplastic skin changes (benign and malignant tumors)
acne, rosacea, perioral dermatitis
post-cancer inalny period
violation of the integrity of the skin (the wound, ulcers).
Precautions: pregnancy, lactation.
Use during pregnancy and lactation
corticosteroids penetrate the placenta. The effect on the fetus can be especially pronounced when applying the drug to large surfaces. There is no data on the amount of hydrocortisone excreted in breast milk. It is recommended to be especially careful when prescribing the drug during lactation.
1 g of ointment contains:
Active ingredient: hydrocortisone 17-butyrate – 1 mg
Excipients: polyethylene ointment base (vaseline oil 95%, PE 5%).
Dosage and Administration
Externally. Lokoid in the form of ointment is used for subacute and chronic processes, especially in the presence of lichenification, infiltration, dryness.
The drug is applied to the affected areas of the skin with a thin layer 1-3 times a day. With the appearance of positive dynamics, the frequency of use of the drug can be reduced to 2-3 times a week. To improve penetration, the drug is applied with massaging movements. In cases of a resistant course of diseases, for example, in the localization of dense psoriatic plaques on the elbow areas, knees, the drug can be used under occlusive dressings. The dose of the drug used during the week should not exceed 30-60 g.
Local reactions: skin irritation, in rare cases, other local reactions characteristic of local steroid therapy.
Systemic reactions: with prolonged use, when applied to large surfaces and / or using occlusive dressings, side effects characteristic of systemic corticosteroids may be observed. The risk of local and systemic side effects when using Lokoid is lower than when using fluorinated steroids.
With prolonged use of the drug in high doses, the side effects described above may increase. If symptoms of hypercorticism appear, the drug should be discontinued.
At a temperature not exceeding 25 ° C.
Prescription conditions from
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