What is this medication (Alcortin A)?
Aloe polysaccharides comes from the aloe vera plant and is used for skin-wound healing. Hydrocortisone is a steroid. It prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.Iodoquinol is an antibiotic and antifungal medication that fights infection caused by bacteria or fungus.The combination of aloe polysaccharides, hydrocortisone, and iodoquinol topical (for the skin) is used to treat itching, inflammation, and irritation of the skin related to a number of conditions, such as impetigo, eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, acne, infected hair follicles, scalp infections, or athlete's foot. This medication is also used on the outside of the genital or rectal area to treat irritation and inflammation caused by jock itch, vaginal yeast infection, and anal infection.Aloe polysaccharides, hydrocortisone, and iodoquinol topical may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.