Sigmacort 1% Ointment 30g(S3)
Sigmacort in a soothing cream base is indicated for the temporary relief of redness, itching and inflammation of the skin caused by:
Insect bites and sunburn
Anal and genital itching
It is a topical corticosteroid therapy for gentle relief of non-infective inflammatory conditions of the skin. It contains the active ingredient called hydrocortisone acetate.
Do not use in children unless your doctor tells you to do so.
Your doctor, however, may have prescribed SIGMACORT for another purpose.
A doctor's prescription is required for the 50 gram tube of SIGMACORT cream or ointment.
Hydrocortisone acetate (microfined) 1% or 10 mg/g is the active ingredient in both SIGMACORT cream and ointment.
- white soft paraffin
- liquid paraffin
- cetomacrogol 1000
- cetostearyl alcohol
- chlorocresol (preservative).
Apply a thin smear to affected areas two to four times a day, or as directed.
Occlusive dressings are not necessary unless advised by your doctor.
It is important to use SIGMACORT exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you.
If you use it less than you should, it may not work as well and your skin problem may not improve.
Using it more often than you should, may not improve your skin problem any faster and may cause or increase side effects.
Your doctor or pharmacist will tell you how long to use SIGMACORT.
Reduce the number of applications as the disorder subsides.
Store below 25 °C.
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