CLIOQUINOL/HYDROCORTISONE - TOPICAL
Common Brand Name(s): Albaform HC, Corque, Topic Form HC, Viocort
Phonetic Pronunciation: (kleye-oh-KWIN-ohl/hye-dro-KOR-tih-sown)
Information last revised May 2010
What does CLIOQUINOL W/HC-TOPICAL look like?
clioquinol-hydrocortisone 3 %-1 % Topical Cream
This combination medication is used to treat a variety of skin conditions (e.g., eczema, fungal skin infections such as ringworm/athlete's foot/jock itch). This product contains 2 medications. Clioquinol (also known as iodochlorhydroxyquin) is an antibiotic that works by preventing the growth of fungus/bacteria. Hydrocortisone is a mild corticosteroid that works by reducing the swelling, redness, and itching that occurs in the affected skin. This medication should not be used in children younger than 2 years.
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