Reducing itching, redness, and swelling associated with many skin conditions.
Aristocort A Cream is a corticosteroid. The exact way that it acts against most causes of inflammation is not known, but it is thought to slow or stop the chemicals in the body that cause inflammation. This helps to relieve discomfort.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Aristocort A Cream. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Aristocort A Cream. Because little, if any, of Aristocort A Cream is absorbed into the blood, the risk of it interacting with another medicine is low.
Ask your health care provider if Aristocort A Cream may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use Aristocort A Cream as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Aristocort A Cream.
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. No COMMON side effects have been reported with Aristocort A Cream. Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); blurry vision;changes in menstrual cycle; easy bruising; excessive hair growth; impaired wound healing; itching, burning, redness, discoloration, or swelling of the skin not present before using Aristocort A Cream; mental or mood changes; moon face; muscle weakness; osteoporosis; rise in body temperature; skin thinning; tiredness.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately. Aristocort A Cream may be harmful if swallowed.Proper storage of Aristocort A Cream:
Store Aristocort A Cream at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store away from heat, light, and moisture. Keep Aristocort A Cream out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Aristocort A Cream. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.