Why Hisone Cream for Allergy?
This drug has several effects to skin allergy than any other treatment. It offers a cheap price than any of the following:
- Oral steroids
- Oral corticosteroids
- Allergy shots
- Emergency epinephrine
How does Hisone Cream work?
The active ingredient of this medicine is Hydrocortisone. It works to reduce the inflammation in the skin. The skin gets inflamed when an irritation causes chemicals to be released into the skin. This makes the blood vessels widen and the irritated skin becomes red, itchy and painful. Hisone cream works inside the skin cells. It can stop the release of the chemicals. It reduces the swelling, redness, and itching that attempts to occur.
This medicine has different effects. It includes the effect on the metabolism of carbohydrates, protein, and fats. It helps maintain the normal balance of fluids and electrolytes.
How to use Hisone Cream?
Before you start using this cream, tell your doctor if you’re taking certain medications. After that, you may conduct skin tests. Apply a small amount on your skin. See for any allergic reaction and irritation. If there’s none, you may start the treatment. Apply a small amount of it on the affected area, and then rub gently. Use it one to four times a day. Follow direction as directed by your doctor. This medication is topical. Avoid getting this into your eyes, nose, and mouth.
What are the side effects of Hisone Cream?
This medicine may cause common side effects such as irritability, stomach upset and mood swings. It may also cause serious effects like acne and red bumps on the skin. Call your doctor if you’re experiencing severe rash, swelling, and other signs of skin infection.
Warning and Precaution
There are precaution and things that should be kept in mind when using Hisone Cream. These are the following:
- Tell your doctor if you are allergic to corticosteroid drugs.
- Do not use this drug if there’s an infection in the area to be treated.
- Avoid using too much of it. It may increase your risk to adrenal gland problems.
- Do not put this treatment on the broken or damaged skin.
- Do not use cosmetics and other skin care products on treated areas.
- Avoid using this product near your eyes, nose, and mouth.
- If irritation occurs, discontinue using the product.
If you’re pregnant or lactating, consult your doctor before using the product.