- Hydrocortisone / Oxytetracycline
- Hydrocortisone / Oxytetracycline
Terra-Cortril ointment, made by Alliance, uses hydrocortisone and oxytetracycline to treat eczema. The topical medication kills bacteria and reduces inflammation to improve symptoms.
It’s never been so easy to safely buy your regular eczema treatment online. Treated.com offers a consultation and prescription service which allows you to purchase Terra-Cortril treatment without visiting your doctor.
Each gram of Terra-Cortril contains 30mg oxytetracycline and 10mg hydrocortisone. A thin layer is applied directly to the affected skin, up to four times a day.
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Terra-Cortril ointment is manufactured by Alliance Pharmaceuticals and combines two active ingredients in order to combat eczema symptoms. Oxytetracycline is a tetracycline antibiotic that kills infections caused by bacteria. Hydrocortisone is from the group of medicines known as corticosteroids and is used to reduced skin inflammation. You can buy Terra-Cortril ointment quickly and easily from our online pharmacy.
- Easy-to-apply topical ointment
- Contains two active ingredients
- Fights inflammation
Eczema, or dermatitis, is a common skin condition affecting one in twelve adults in the UK. It is characterised by red, dry, thickened and inflamed patches of skin which can be painful and itchy. They tend to develop in specific areas of the body such as the scalp, knees, elbows, cheeks, hands and neck. More extreme cases can also produce weeping and crusty areas or lumps and blisters.
Our skin naturally produces a combination of fats and oils in order to retain moisture. When the skin’s ability to make these substances is impaired it becomes prone to drying out. When dry, the skin can be irritated by certain triggers; including soap, detergents, foods, cold or damp weather, clothing material and hormones. Scratching the itchy and sore areas can cause open wounds which leave the body susceptible to infection. To try and prevent this from happening those with eczema should keep their nails short and wear thin, loose layers of clothing.
There is no cure for this chronic condition and it can cause other health problems such as infections, difficulty sleeping and psychological issues. People with eczema can go through periods where the symptoms are not as noticeable but also phases where the symptoms flare up. Some cases can improve over time and even resolve completely, although this is fairly rare. Terra-Cortril treatment is available to buy and can help ease the frustrating symptoms of eczema.
Terra-Cortril ointment is absorbed directly into the skin and works by killing off bacteria cells by stopping them from being able to reproduce. It also decreases the release of certain chemicals in the skin which widen the blood vessels in an inflammatory reaction. By killing bacteria and preventing inflammation the unpleasant eczema symptoms can be reduced.
Purchasing your eczema treatment from our online pharmacy is quick and easy. Complete our confidential medical assessment so that one of our GMC-registered doctors can review your case. They will then issue a prescription if the item is safe for you. Our UK-based pharmacy will then dispatch your order the next working day.
How to use Terra-Cortril
You should only use this treatment as your doctor has advised you.
- Thoroughly clean the affected skin.
- Apply a small amount of ointment to the affected area and gently rub in.
- Wash your hands after use.
- Repeat application between two and four times a day.
- If there is an infection present, then the ointment can be applied using a sterile gauze.
- If no improvement is seen within one week, go back to your doctor.
If you need more information on how to use Terra-Cortril, please see the provided patient information leaflet.
Terra-Cortril side effects
All medications come with the chance of developing side effects. If you feel as though you may be experiencing an allergic reaction then you should immediately check with your doctor or pharmacist. Symptoms might include: difficulty breathing; swollen eyelids, face or lips; or itchy red spots.
Taking it with other medicines
It is not thought that Terra-Cortril interacts with any other medications. If you have any concerns you should raise them with your doctor or prescriber.
Conditions to look out for
It is important that you fully disclose the details of your past medical history when completing our online assessment. This way the doctor can accurately check whether this medication is suitable for you to use. You may be advised not to use this treatment if you have a skin infection causing yellow crusting and blisters.
Q&A: our Terra-Cortril discussion forum
Can I still drink alcohol?
Yes. Using Terra-Cortril ointment should not interact with alcohol.
Will I still be able to drive?
Yes. It is unlikely that this product will alter your ability to drive or operate machinery.
Can I take the medicine while pregnant?
No. Talk to your doctor for advice if you are pregnant, trying to conceive or are breastfeeding.
How should I store it?
Keep out of sight and reach of children and store under 25°C.
Am I allergic to anything in the medicine?
You should not use this product if you are allergic to any of the following ingredients: oxytetracycline; hydrocortisone; liquid paraffin or white soft paraffin.
Is it available over-the-counter?
To buy Terra-Cortril from our online pharmacy, you need a prescription. Our service allows you to have a secure consultation with a registered physician. They will issue a prescription for your item if it is suitable.
Is it right for me?
Your doctor will be able to help you find the right treatment if you have eczema symptoms, and are seeking treatment for the first time.
If you are taking Terra Cortril, you can renew your prescription quickly and easily using our secure online service. It only takes a couple of minutes to complete our questionnaire. Your answers will be reviewed by a GMC-registered doctor, who will decide if the product is suitable for you. Approved orders are dispensed from our UK-based pharmacy, who ship all products by 24-hour tracked courier.
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