Alcortin A Gel consists of hydrocortisone acetate, aloe vera leaf, iodoquinol.
hydrocortisone acetate - variety of skin conditions (e.g., insect bites, poison oak/ivy, eczema, dermatitis, allergies, rash, itching of the outer female genitals, anal itching). Hydrocortisone reduces the swelling, itching, and redness that can occur in these types of conditions. This medication is a mild corticosteroid.
Indications: Atopic eczema.
Allergic contact dermatitis.
Primary irritant dermatitis.
Psoriasis of face, flexures.
Hypertrophied scars, keloids.
Psoriasis of palm, sole, elbow, knee.
A combination of steroid with proper antibiotic cover may also be
Used for: Impetigo, furunculosis, secondary infected dermatoses, napkin rash, otitis externa, intertriginous eruptions.
Indications: Replacement therapy: Adrenal insufficiency.
Nonendocrine diseases: Rheumatoid arthirits.
Osteoarthritis, Acute gouty arthirits.
Collagen diseases e.
systemic lupus erythematosus, polyarteritis nodosa, dermatomyositis, nephritic syndrome, glomerulonephritis and related diseases.
Severe allergic reactions e.
anaphylaxis, angioneurotic edema, urticaria and serum sickness and related diseases.
Autoimmune diseases e.
haemolytic anaemia, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, active chronic hepatitis and related diseases.
Other lung diseases e.
pulmonary edema, accelerate lung maturation and surfactant production in the foetus and prevent respiratory distress syndrome at birth.
Infective diseases e.
severe forms of tuberculosis, severe lepra reaction, certain forms of bacterial meningitis and Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia with hypoxia in AIDS patients along with proper antibiotic c
iodoquinol - Alcortin A Gel (iodoquinol) is an amebicidal drug. The exact way that Alcortin A Gel (iodoquinol) works is not known.
Alcortin A Gel (iodoquinol) is used to treat intestinal infections caused by amoebae.
Alcortin A Gel (iodoquinol) may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.