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Epifoam

Active Ingredient(s): Hydrocortisone + Pramoxine
FDA Approved: December 19, 1979
Pharm Company: SCHWARZ PHARMA
Category: Skin Care

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Epifoam Overview

Cortisol, known more formally as hydrocortisone (INN, USAN, BAN), is a steroid hormone, to be more specific a glucocorticoid, produced by the zona fasciculata of the adrenal cortex.[1] It is released in response to stress and a low level of blood glucocorticoids. Its primary functions are to increase blood sugar through gluconeogenesis; suppress the immune system; and aid in fat, protein and carbohydrate metabolism.[2] It also decreases bone formation. Various synthetic forms of cortisol are ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Hydrocortisone + Pramoxine
  • Aerosol: 1% + 1%
  • Aerosol, Metered: 1% + 1%
  • Cream: 0.5% + 1%, 1% + 1%, 2.5% + 1%
  • Gel: 20mg/g + 10mg/g
  • Lotion: 0.5% + 1%, 1% + 1%, 2.5% + 1%
  • Ointment: 1% + 1%, 2.5% + 1%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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