The name of your medicine is DermAid 1% spray. It contains the active ingredient hydrocortisone at 1% w/w as the active ingredient. Hydrocortisone belongs to the group of medicines called corticosteroids. DermAid 1% spray is used for temporary relief of minor skin irritations, itching and rashes due to: eczema, dermatitis, cosmetics and jewellery, insect bites, psoriasis,itching genital and anal areas, sunburn, other corticosteroid responsive conditions. Your doctor or pharmacist, however, may have prescribed DermAid 1% spray for another purpose.
DermAid 1% spray is for external use only. Hold the bottle approximately 10 cm from affected skin and apply 1-2 sprays 2-3 times daily as required. Massage in gently. Your doctor or pharmacist may have recommended a different dosage. It is important to use DermAid 1% spray exactly as directed. If you use it less often than you should, it may not work as well and your skin problem may not improve. Using it more often than you should may not improve your skin problem any faster and may cause or increase side effects.How long to use it: If your condition persists for more than 7 days then discontinue use and see your doctor or pharmacist.If you forget to use it:If you forget to use DermAid 1% spray, use it as soon as you remember and then go back to your normal times for applying DermAid 1% spray. Do not try to make up for the amount you missed by using more than you would normally use.
If irritation or sensitivity occurs discontinue use immediately and seek medical advice. Be careful not to get DermAid 1% spray in your eyes. If this happens rinse your eyes with clean water. If irritation persists tell your doctor or pharmacist.Do not use under waterproof bandages unless specified by your doctor.