Ferndale Laboratories, Inc. | Alcortin A (Medication)
Alcortin A (1% iodoquinol and 2% hydrocortisone acetate) is a medication used for the treatment of inflammation and irritation. It is a topical gel that combines the antibacterial and antifungal action of iodoquinol with the anti-inflammatory activity of hydrocortisone acetate
It is ideal for acute conditions and appropriate for small body areas.
Alcortin A is a prescription only medication that offers a safe, effective option for a broad range of skin infections. ...
The following local adverse reactions are reported infrequently with topical corticosteroids. These reactions are listed in an approximate decreasing order of occurrence.
Burning, itching, irritation, dryness, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentation, perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, maceration of the skin, secondary infections, skin atrophy, striae and miliaria. ...
Prior to using this medication tell your healthcare provider if you are allergic to hydrocortisone, aloe vera, iodoquinol, glycine, histidine, lysine, or palmitic acid.
Inform 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. ...