Boots Pharmaceuticals Bite & Sting Relief Hydrocortisone Cream - 10g

10 G | £0.39 per 1G

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Reduce inflammation and relieves itching and irritation caused by insect bites and stings.
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Suitable for:
Adults and children of 10 years and over.
Active Ingredients: Hydrocortisone Acetate


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What this medicine is for.

For the relief of swelling, itching and irritation caused by insect bites and stings.

Suitable for

Adults and children aged 10 years and over.


Age Restriction

You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.

How to use

Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.

Before you use this medicine
Do not use:
If you are allergic to hydrocortisone or any of the other ingredients.
If you are under 10 years of age.
On the face, eyes, anal or genital areas.
On broken or infected skin, including impetigo, cold sores, acne, athlete's foot, scabies or infected bites and stings.
On other bites and stings or other skin conditions.
If you are pregnant, unless advised by your doctor.

How to use this medicine
Check the tube seal is not broken before first use. If it is, do not use the cream. Pierce tube seal with end of cap. Apply to the skin only.

AGE: Adults and children of 10 years and over.
HOW MUCH TO USE: A very small amount on the affected area.
HOW OFTEN TO USE IT: Once or twice a day for 2 to 3 days.

Do not use on children under 10 years old.
Do not use more than the amount recommended above.
If symptoms get worse, talk to your pharmacist or doctor
If symptoms worsen or do not go away within 3 days, talk to your pharmacist or doctor.

Hazards and Cautions

Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.

How to store this medicine.

Do not store above 25°C.
Use by the date on the end flap of the carton.


  • This is a medicine; Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist.

  • Seek advice before using if you are breast feeding, pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or suffer from allergies.

  • Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.

Active ingredients

Active Ingredients: Hydrocortisone Acetate 1% w/w.


Active Ingredient: Hydrocortisone Acetate 1% w/w.

Also contains: white soft paraffin, cetomacrogol, emulsifying wax, liquid paraffin, phenoxyethanol, purified water.

The pack contains 10 g of white cream more less

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