Efficort® Lipocream 30g/1.05oz

Hydrocortisone Aceponat 0.127%

USD $27.00


Efficort ® cream (hydrocortisone aсeponat 0.127%) is a topical corticosteroid, recommended for the treatment of acute exudative lesions. Efficort Lipocream Cream is used for the treatment, control, prevention and improvement of the following diseases, conditions, and symptoms: Skin inflammation, Cutaneous inflammation, Skin itching.

Hydrophilic cream (Hydrocream) is recommended for the treatment of acute and leaking lesions (not available).

Lipophilic cream (Lipocream) is recommended for the treatment of dry squamous lesions, as well as subacute and chronic skin lesions.

Indications: Varicose eczema (stasis dermatitis), psoriasis, lichen, non-parasitic pruritus, dyshidrosis, genital lichen sclerosus, granuloma annulare, discoid lupus erythematosus, palmoplantar pustulosis, seborrheic dermatitis, except the face treatment, symptomatically – itching mycosis fungoides. Sometimes it is indicated to spend short-term treatment of insect bites and parasitic pruritus after etiological treatment.

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What is Hydrocortisone Aсeponat 0.127% Lipocream Efficort®

Efficort is manufactured by the reputable Galderma, it is a cream for external use 30 g (contains 38.1 mg of hydrocortisone aceponate). This medication is used to treat a variety of skin conditions (e.g., insect bites, poison oak/ivy, eczema, dermatitis, allergies, rash, itching of the outer female genitals, anal itching). Hydrocortisone reduces the swelling, itching, and redness that can occur in these types of conditions. This medication is a mild corticosteroid. Consult your doctor or pharmacist on the choice of the product that is best for you.

Efficort Cream is a steroid topical medicine which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers that make the skin red, swollen, and itchy. Use this medication on the skin only. However, do not use it on the face or underarms unless directed to do so by your doctor. Some products are meant to be used on the scalp for various conditions. To correctly use these products, follow the directions on the product package.

Efficort Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor prior to using.

Brand names: Aquanil HC, Cetacort, Cortaid, Hytone

Contraindications for Hydrocortisone Aсeponat 0.127% Lipocream Efficort®

  • Hypersensitivity to one of the ingredients of the preparation
  • Ulcerative lesions, wounds
  • Acne or rosacea
  • Infectious dermatitis
  • For the patients to whom topical corticosteroid therapy is contraindicated, especially in bacterial infections of the skin, viral, fungal and parasitic origin, even if they include an inflammatory response
  • Pregnancy and breastfeeding

Side effects of Hydrocortisone Aсeponat 0.127% Lipocream Efficort®

Topical application of powerful corticosteroids on large areas (30% of body surface area and more) and/or during extended periods (over two weeks) may cause the following side effects:

  • Inflammation of hair follicles (folliculitis)
  • Increase and enhancing hair growth (hypertrichosis)
  • Whitening skin (hypopigmentation)
  • The emergence of so-called steroid acne
  • Telangiectasia (skin striae and stretch marks on the skin in strips), affecting mainly the limbs (more common, usually in adolescents)
    atrophy of the skin, bruising, and skin fragility

Violation of the pituitary-adrenal axis through the systemic absorption of the drug through the skin may occur, in particular, in treating the large areas with occlusive dressings. Corticosteroids may aggravate facial rosacea and wound healing properties can be violated in the case of atonic wounds and ulcers.

How to use Hydrocortisone Aсeponat 0.127% Lipocream Efficort®

  • Apply no more than 1-2 times per day (increase the number of daily applications may aggravate side effects without increasing the therapeutic efficacy of the preparation), depending on the severity of the condition, a thin layer to clean skin, avoiding the eyes and lips
  • Treatment of large areas or for long-term therapy (3 weeks or more) requires clinical monitoring
  • In any case, the duration of treatment prescribed by your physician should be strictly observed
  • After the procedure is required to wash your hands
  • The therapeutic effect develops after 1 week of treatment. If no improvement is seen within this period, then the diagnosis by your doctor is necessary to revise
  • A second course is possible only after consultation with your physician
  • This preparation can be used only for external use and in accordance with the doctor’s instructions
  • Do not use occlusive dressings. The treated skin area should not be bandaged or otherwise covered or wrapped as if there are no physician instructions
  • Avoid lotion contact with eyes and mucous membranes. In case of accidental contact with the preparation on the mucous membranes of the eyes, mouth or nose, rinse thoroughly with warm water;
  • Patients should inform the physician about any signs of local adverse reactions.



Galderma S.A. is a pharmaceutical subsidiary specializing in the research, development and marketing of dermatological treatments. The company became a wholly owned subsidiary of Nestlé in 2014. Galderma provides a range of products used to treat acne, rosacea, psoriasis and other steroid-responsive dermatoses (SRD), onychomycosis (fungal nail infections), pigmentary disorders, skin cancer and skin senescence. Galderma’s products sell in more than 70 countries. Galderma is the medical solutions brand within Nestlé Skin Health. Given the important role our skin plays in our daily lives, we focus on science-based solutions that will enhance the quality of people's lives. The Code of Ethics is an explicit declaration of adherence to the highest ethical standards in our work. It states that it is the responsibility of every employee to “do the right thing, the right way” to ensure the highest standards of integrity. It means that when we create value for our company and its stakeholders, such as the people and communities we serve, we should do so by acting in an ethical and socially responsible way. The Code reflects the values and behavior that have strongly contributed to making us successful over the years. Galderma provides both prescription drugs and aesthetic solutions, treating compromised skin, enhancing healthy skin, and providing solutions for aging skin. For over 35 years, Galderma has partnered with healthcare professionals and academia across the globe to find innovative solutions to skin issues and deliver safe and effective treatments to meet the skin health needs of people throughout their lifetimes. Galderma provides prescription drugs and aesthetic solutions, going beyond treating skin problems to enhance healthy skin, treat compromised skin and rejuvenate aging skin. Galderma also offers over-the-counter products, providing consumers with the solutions they need to maintain healthy skin throughout their lives. Today, dermatology is receiving a growing amount of recognition and attention. As we are living longer, caring for our skin as we age is also becoming increasingly important. Galderma is spearheading this change in the world’s outlook on skin health. As a focused dermatology company right from the start, Galderma is committed to the healthcare community, providing education and training programs as well as ongoing support to healthcare professionals throughout their career, to enable them to remain at the forefront of their field. Today, Galderma's product portfolio is available in more than 100 countries, offering treatment for a range of dermatological conditions. In the United States, our portfolio includes aesthetic solutions as well as treatments for acne, rosacea, steroid-responsive dermatoses and melasma, and over-the-counter solutions for consumers.


Active ingredient of Efficort Lipophilic cream (Lipocream): Hydrocortisone aceponate 0.127% w/w as the active ingredeint in an oil-in-water cream base.

Inactive: white petrolatum, aluminium di/tristearate, liquid paraffin, Protegin WX, DUB BW, magnesium sulphate heptahydrate and purified water.


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