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Avedana, Hydrocortisone, and Aloe

Generic Name:Hydrocortisone Topical
Brand names:
Ala Cort, Ala Scalp, Anusol HC, Aquanil HC, and Aquaphor Itch Relief.
Drug class: topical steroids

What is Avedana Hydrocortisone and Aloe?

Avedana Hydrcortisone with Aloe is a steroid used to treat inflammation, itching, and skin conditions that respond to steroid medications.Hydrocortisone topical is available in many different brands and forms. This leaflet does not list all brands.Avedana hydrocortisone and aloe can be used in other ways not mentioned in this guide.

Side effects of Avedana Hydrocortisone and Aloe

If you experience any of the following symptoms of an allergic reaction, seek immediate medical attention: difficulty breathing, hives, swelling of your lips, face, or throat.

Avedana hydrocortisone with aloe can cause serious side effects. If you experience:

  • Skin conditions are worsening;
  • Redness, heat, swelling, oozing, or severe irritation on any skin treated
  • Dry mouth; fruity breath smell
  • Possible signs of Avedana hydrocortisone with aloe absorption through the skin include weight gain (especially on your face, upper back, and torso), thinning skin, discoloured skin, increased hair, and muscle weakness. Nausea diarrhoea, fatigue, and mood changes.

You may experience less serious side effects or none at all.

There may be other side effects. For medical advice on side effects, call your doctor. The FDA can be contacted at 1-800-FDA-1088 to report side effects.

Similar/related drugs

Cosentyx, Entyvio, Taltz, Zeposia, Colazal, Simponi, and Trianex


Please read all the instructions on the label or package of your medication. Inform your healthcare provider about your medical conditions, allergies, and medicines.

Before you take this drug

If you have an allergy to aloe, do not use Avedana hydrocortisone.

Tell your doctor about any of the following:

  • Any type of skin disease
  • A skin reaction to steroid medicines;
  • Liver disease
  • An adrenal gland disorder is a condition that affects the adrenal glands.

Steroids can cause glucose levels to increase in the blood or urine. Inform your doctor if you have diabetes.Avedana hydrocortisone with aloe should not be given to children younger than 2 without consulting a doctor.Consult your doctor before taking this medication if you're pregnant or nursing.Avoid areas where the baby may be able to touch your chest when applying Avedana hydrocortisone and aloe.

How to take Avedana Hydrocortisone and Aloe?

Follow the instructions on the label or those prescribed by your doctor.Take it only by mouth. Topical medicines are only to be used on the skin.Please read and follow all instructions for use that come with your medication. If you don't understand the instructions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.You should wash your hands both before and after you use hydrocortisone, unless it is to treat your skin.Rub a thin layer on the affected area of skin. Do not apply the medicine to a large surface area unless you have been told by your doctor.Cover the treated area only if your doctor says so. Covering the treated area can increase the amount of medicine absorbed by your skin and cause adverse effects.Before each use, shake the lotion as well as spray it.Use only loose-fitting or plastic diapers if you're treating the diaper area.If your symptoms don't improve or worsen within seven days, stop using hydrocortisone. Call your doctor.Store away from moisture or heat at room temperature. Store at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. When not in use, keep the bottle tightly sealed.

What happens if I miss the dose?

If you are close to your next dose, skip the missed dose. Never apply two doses at once.

What happens if I overdose?

If anyone accidentally swallows the medication, seek emergency medical care or call Poison Help at 1-800-222-1222.Avedana Hydrocortisone with Aloe in high doses can cause thinning of the skin, easy bleeding, changes in body weight (especially on your neck, face, back, and waist), acne, facial hair growth, menstrual issues, impotence, or loss of interest.

Aviod this

Avedana, hydrocortisone, and aloe should not be used to treat skin conditions that have not been examined by a doctor.Avoid getting Avedana hydrocortisone and aloe into your eyes. Rinse with water if contact occurs.

Interaction with other drug

Other drugs that you take are unlikely to affect the medicine applied to your skin. Many drugs interact with each other. Inform your healthcare provider about any medicines you take, including prescriptions, over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.