Locoid Crelo


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Locoid Crelo is a topical corticosteroid medication that is used to treat various skin conditions such as eczema, dermatitis, and allergic reactions. It contains the active ingredient hydrocortisone, which helps to reduce inflammation, itching, and redness caused by these conditions.

  • Help to reduce inflammation
  • Contains hydrocortisone
  • Suitable for adults, the elderly, and children over 3 months old
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Locoid Crelo is a topical corticosteroid medication that is used as an emulsion on the skin. When used, it can provide relief for a number of different skin conditions including eczema, dermatitis and psoriasis. 

Locoid Crelo is a topical application medication that contains hydrocortisone, a corticosteroid that is used to help manage skin conditions. This medication works by treating the inflammation caused by different skin conditions. 

You should only ever use your medication as it has been directed to be used by your healthcare provider. This will ensure that you remain safe and your condition will be treated. You should not use Locoid Crelo more than twice a day.

The correct dosage of Locoid Crelo will depend on the advice of your healthcare provider, as well as your individual condition. Typically, you will need to apply a thin layer to the affected skin area, no more than twice a day.

Locoid Crelo is a suitable treatment for treating numerous skin conditions in adults, the elderly, and children over the age of 3 months. 

Locoid Crelo is not a suitable treatment for some people. Those under the age of 3 months should not use it, and neither should people allergic to any of the ingredients. If any of the following applies to you, you should not use this medication either:

  • You have acne
  • Your skin condition is associated with tuberculosis or syphilis 
  • You have redness of the facial skin
  • Your skin disorder is caused by an untreated bacterial, viral, fungal, yeast, or parasitic infection

No, unless your doctor deems it necessary, you should not use Locoid Crelo if you are pregnant or if you are trying to become pregnant.

No, to avoid any potential risks to your child, you should not use Locoid Crelo whilst you are breastfeeding.

It is very important that you let your healthcare provider know about any medication you are currently using or have used before to ensure that they will not interact with Locoid Crelo.

As with other medications, Locoid Crelo can cause some side effects. It is important to note that not all users will experience these side effects. The most common of which include:

  • Allergic reactions
  • Redness of the skin
  • Skin irritation
  • Itching or burning
  • Pain in the application site

In order to fully understand the warnings associated with Locoid Crelo you should make sure to read in full the patient information leaflet that is provided with the medication.

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