Uremol HC

Generic Name:Hydrocortisone Acetate and Urea

Uremol HC is a prescribed medication used to treat eczema, psoriasis and allergic reactions. This product is also used to treat redness, swelling and itching. The product contains two ingredients, Hydrocortisone Acetate and Urea and has been named after these two ingredients of the product. Hydrocortisone is a corticosteroid that acts to decrease the skin swelling that can occur with acne. Urea works by reducing the amount of acne-causing bacteria. It also helps to heal pimples by causing the skin to dry and peel. The effectiveness of Urea appears to be because of its antibacterial, and moisturizing effects makes the skin shiny and beautiful. The corticosteroid reduces inflammation of the skin. This medicine will not treat a bacterial, fungal, or viral skin infection.

How to Use Uremol HC Cream

  • Apply this medication to the areas of your skin affected by acne usually 1 to 3 times a day or as directed by your doctor. Before applying each dose, gently wash the affected area with a mild soap, and then pat dry. Apply a small amount of medicine to the affected area and rub in gently.
  • Do not bandage, cover, or wrap the area unless directed to do so by your doctor. Apply a small amount to the affected area and rub it gently into the skin.
  • Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. Your acne may become worse before it improves. It may take 3 weeks of use to notice improvement in acne. It may take 8 to 12 weeks before full benefit takes effect.
  • Do not use large amounts of this medication or apply it more often than directed. Doing so will not clear acne faster and may increase side effects. Avoid getting this medication into your eyes, inside your nose or mouth, or on any areas of broken skin since it may cause irritation.
  • Wash your hands before and after each application, unless you are using this medication to treat a hand condition.

Cautions before Use Uremol HC Cream

  • Before using this medication, tell your doctor of your medical history, especially of skin infections especially viral infections like varicella.
  • Do not use this medication in an area where there is an infection or sore.
  • If you apply Uremol HC to an infected area, the infection may become worse.
  • Uremol HC is not meant for eye or nose usage.
  • Pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers should not use this medicine or consult their doctor before using Uremol HC.

Uremol HC Cream Side Effects

The side effects which may arise due to the usage of Uremol HC are as follows;

  • Peeling, itching, irritation, and redness of skin
  • Skin thinning and discoloration,
  • Hair bumps or folliculitis,
  • Stretch marks

Interactions and Overdose of Uremol HC Cream

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription drugs which may react with Uremol HC. Uremol HC may interact with any prescription or nonprescription medicines or any other skin products.

This medication may be harmful if swallowed and if happens so then the patient should seek medical attention.


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