Lidocaine and Hydrocortisone
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Lidocaine and Hydrocortisone?

(LYE doe kane & hye droe KOR ti sone)

• This medicine is used to treat a variety of skin rashes.

• This medicine is used to treat symptoms of hemorrhoids or rectal irritation.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

All forms:

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Avoid grapefruit and grapefruit juice.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

Skin:

• Do not put coverings (bandages, dressings, make-up) over the area unless told to do so by healthcare provider.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Skin irritation.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency department immediately.

• Signs of a life-threatening reaction. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever;...

 
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