Treating inflammation and itching of the skin due to certain skin conditions.
Hydrocortisone Acetate/Pramoxine Foam is a combination topical corticosteroid and local anesthetic. It works by reducing skin inflammation (redness, swelling, itching, and irritation) in a way that is not exactly understood. It also decreases pain in the affected area.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Hydrocortisone Acetate/Pramoxine Foam. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Hydrocortisone Acetate/Pramoxine Foam. Because little, if any, of Hydrocortisone Acetate/Pramoxine Foam is absorbed into the blood, the risk of it interacting with another medicine is low.
Ask your health care provider if Hydrocortisone Acetate/Pramoxine Foam may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use Hydrocortisone Acetate/Pramoxine Foam as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Hydrocortisone Acetate/Pramoxine Foam.
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Dry skin; itching.Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); acne-like rash; excessive hair growth; inflamed hair follicles; inflammation around the mouth; muscle weakness; rectal pain, burning, cracking, itching, bleeding, peeling, or irritation not present before using Hydrocortisone Acetate/Pramoxine Foam; thinning, softening, or discoloration of the skin; unusual weight gain, especially in the face.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include increased thirst or urination; muscle weakness; unusual weight gain, especially in the face. Hydrocortisone Acetate/Pramoxine Foam may be harmful if swallowed.Proper storage of Hydrocortisone Acetate/Pramoxine Foam:
Store Hydrocortisone Acetate/Pramoxine Foam at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C), in an upright position. Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not refrigerate. Contents of the container are under pressure. Do not burn or puncture the aerosol container. Do not store at temperatures above 120 degrees F (49 degrees C). Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Hydrocortisone Acetate/Pramoxine Foam out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Hydrocortisone Acetate/Pramoxine Foam. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.