Topical hydrocortisone is only licensed for OTC sale for
over 10 years old. Therefore any age group below this
should be referred.
- Topical hydrocortisone is not for OTC sale for the
face, broken skin, mucus membranes, and sensitive areas
of the skin such as the vulva.
- Directions to apply twice daily for 1 week. Any
treatment longer than this should be referred.
Answer is C and G
2) The symptoms described
are of jaundice. Jaundice is caused by liver failure, by
bilirubin leaking out and depositing in the skin leaving
a yellow colour and causing itching. The symptoms of
jaundice should especially be reported to GP if they
have just returned from a foreign country. The other
options of OTC treatment may help reduce itching, but
referral to a GP is the best course of action.
Answer is E