Hydrocortisone Acetate Foam Dosage

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Dosage of Hydrocortisone Acetate Foam in details

infoThe dose of a drug and dosage of the drug are two different terminologies. Dose is defined as the quantity or amount of medicine given by the doctor or taken by the patient at a given period. Dosage is the regimen prescribed by the doctor about how many days and how many times per day the drug is to be taken in specified dose by the patient. The dose is expressed in mg for tablets or gm, micro gm sometimes, ml for syrups or drops for kids syrups. The dose is not fixed for a drug for all conditions, and it changes according to the condition or a disease. It also changes on the age of the patient.
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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION:

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What other drugs will affect Hydrocortisone Acetate Foam?

Many drugs can interact with Hydrocortisone Acetate Foam. Below is just a partial list. Tell your doctor if you are using:

  • aspirin (taken on a daily basis or at high doses);

  • a diuretic (water pill);

  • a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven);

  • cyclosporine (Gengraf, Neoral, Sandimmune);

  • insulin or diabetes medications you take by mouth;

  • ketoconazole (Nizoral);

  • rifampin (Rifadin, Rifater, Rifamate, Rimactane); or

  • seizure medications such as phenytoin (Dilantin) or phenobarbital (Luminal, Solfoton).

This list is not complete and there are many other drugs that can interact with Hydrocortisone Acetate Foam. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor. Keep a list of all your medicines and show it to any healthcare provider who treats you.

Hydrocortisone Acetate Foam interactions

infoInteractions are the effects that happen when the drug is taken along with the food or when taken with other medications. Suppose if you are taking a drug Hydrocortisone Acetate Foam, it may have interactions with specific foods and specific medications. It will not interact with all foods and medications. The interactions vary from drug to drug. You need to be aware of interactions of the medicine you take. Most medications may interact with alcohol, tobacco, so be cautious.
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(Systemic use):Combinations containing any of the following medications, depending on the amount present, also may interact with this medication:

Acetaminophen-Alcohol-Anti-inflammatory drugs, nonsteroidal (NSAIDs)- Aminoglutethimide

Amphotericin B,Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors,Anabolic steroids,Androgens,Antacids,Anticholinergics, especially atropine and related compounds

Anticoagulants, coumarin- or indanedione-

Heparin orStreptokinase orUrokinase

Antidepressants, tricyclic

Antidiabetic agents, oral - Insulin -Antithyroid agents-Thyroid hormones-Contraceptives, oral, estrogen-containing.(Topical use): No specific interactions

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