HYDROCORTISONE and IODOQUINOL.
Vytone(HYDROCORTISONE and IODOQUINOL) is used to treat skin infections, various skin problems (e.g., dermatitis, eczema) or outer ear conditions.
Apply a thin layer of medication to the affected area of skin as directed, generally three to four times daily. Keep the medication away from the eyes. Do not bandage, wrap or cover the area treated unless you are instructed to do so by your doctor. Do not use plastic pants or tight fitting diapers on children being treated with this medication in the diaper area. Continue to use this medication until the full prescribed amount is finished even if symptoms disappear after a few days. Stopping the medication too early may allow bacteria to continue to grow resulting in a relapse of the infection.
MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.
Vytone(HYDROCORTISONE and IODOQUINOL) is generally very well tolerated. Burning, minor skin irritation, itching, dryness, acne-like areas, change in skin pigmentation or skin thinning infrequently occur. If these persist or worsen, notify your doctor. This product may stain skin or fabric. Unlikely but report promptly: severe skin irritation. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Before using HYDROCORTISONE and IODOQUINOL, tell your doctor your medical history, including: allergies (especially drug allergies). Use of this medication for prolonged periods may result in infection with resistant bacteria. Though very unlikely, it is possible this medication will be absorbed into your bloodstream. This may have undesirable consequences that may require additional corticosteroid treatment. This is especially true for children and for those who have used this for an extended period of time and if they also have serious medical problems such as serious infections, injuries or surgeries. This precaution applies for up to one year after stopping use of this drug. Tell your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur: vision problems, persistent headache, increased thirst or urination, unusual weakness or weight loss, dizziness. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details, and inform them that you use (or have used) this medication. This medication should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. It is not known if this drug is excreted into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. This medicine may be harmful if swallowed.
This medication has been prescribed for your current condition only. Do not use it later for another infection or give it to others. A different medication may be needed in those cases. Inform all your doctors you use (or have used) this medication. Store at room temperature away from light and moisture.
The above information is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of your physician,pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that the use of the product is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. Consult your
healthcare professional before taking the product.
Tell your doctor of all nonprescription and prescription medication you may use. Iodoquinol may interfere with thyroid and phenylketonuria (PKU) tests. Consult your doctor if these tests are to be done. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.