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Lidocaine and Hydrocortisone (Topical application route, Rectal route)LYE-doe-kane hye-droe-KLOR-ide, hye-droe-KOR-ti-sone AS-e-tate
In the US: AnaMantle HC, Lida Mantle HC, LidaMantle HC Relief, LidoCort, Peranex HC
Dosage formsCream Pad Gel/Jelly Lotion
Uses of This Medicine
Lidocaine and hydrocortisone combination is used to relieve pain and itching caused by conditions such as hemorrhoids, sunburn, minor burns, insect bites or stings, poison ivy, poison oak, poison sumac, minor cuts, or scratches.
Lidocaine belongs to a group of medicines known as topical local anesthetics. It deadens the nerve endings in the skin. This medicine does not cause unconsciousness as general anesthetics do when used for surgery.
Hydrocortisone is a corticosteroid (cortisone-like medicine) that is used to relieve the redness, itching, and swelling caused by skin conditions.
This medicine is available only with your doctor’s prescription.
Before Using This Medicine
In deciding to use a medicine, the risks of taking the medicine must be weighed against the good it will do. This is a decision you and your doctor will make. For this medicine, the following should be considered: