Aloe polysaccharides, hydrocortisone, and iodoquinol topical

Name: Aloe polysaccharides, hydrocortisone, and iodoquinol topical

What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using this medication?

You should not use this medication if you are allergic to hydrocortisone, aloe vera, iodoquinol, glycine, histidine, lysine, or palmitic acid.

To make sure you can safely use aloe polysaccharides, hydrocortisone, and iodoquinol topical, tell your doctor if you have any of these other conditions:

  • diabetes;

  • Cushing's syndrome (an endocrine disorder);

  • tuberculosis;

  • glaucoma, cataracts, or problems with your eyes; or

  • if you use any drugs that weaken the immune system, including other steroids.

FDA pregnancy category C. It is not known whether aloe polysaccharides, hydrocortisone, and iodoquinol topical will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while using this medication.

It is not known whether aloe polysaccharides, hydrocortisone, and iodoquinol topical passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

Do not use this medication on a child younger than 12 years old without a doctor's advice. Children can absorb larger amounts of this medication through the skin and may be more likely to have side effects.

What happens if I miss a dose?

Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

This medication side effects

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using the medication and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

  • severe pain, burning, or irritation of treated skin;

  • blurred vision, or seeing halos around lights;

  • weight gain, puffiness in your face;

  • itching, oozing, or other signs of a new infection; or

  • any new redness or swelling where the medicine was applied.

Less serious side effects may include:

  • mild burning, itching, dryness, or irritation of the skin;

  • redness or crusting around your hair follicles;

  • acne, increased facial or body hair growth;

  • changes in the color of treated skin; or

  • stretch marks.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What other drugs will affect aloe polysaccharides, hydrocortisone, and iodoquinol topical?

It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on topically applied aloe polysaccharides, hydrocortisone, and iodoquinol topical. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.

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