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Drug Name:

VYTONE Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Hydrocortisone acetate 1.9%, iodoquinol 1%; crm; contains aloe vera.

Company:
Artesa Labs

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for VYTONE:

Corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses with mild bacterial or fungal infection.

Adult:

Apply to affected area 3–4 times daily.

Children:

Not established.

Warnings/Precautions:

Treat infection if present; discontinue if infection persists or worsens. Do not use near eyes, or on diaper dermatitis or pre-existing skin atrophy. Avoid abrupt cessation in chronic use. Systemic absorption increased by broken or inflamed skin, prolonged use, application to large surface area, or use of occlusive dressings. Discontinue or reduce dose or potency if HPA axis suppression, Cushing's syndrome, hyperglycemia, glucosuria, or irritation occurs. Use lowest effective dose and potency (esp. in children). Do not use continuously or for prophylaxis. Reevaluate periodically. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

May interfere with thyroid function tests. May cause false (+) results in ferric chloride test.

Pharmacological Class:

Steroid + antibiotic.

Adverse Reactions:

Burning, itching, irritation, dryness, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentation, perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, maceration of skin, secondary infections, skin atrophy, striae, miliaria.

How Supplied:

Crm—30 (2g/sachet)

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