Known hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients. In pregnant animals administration of corticosteroids can cause abnormalities of foetal development. The relevance of this finding to human beings has not been established. However, topical steroids should not be used extensively in pregnancy, ie in large amounts of for long periods. Hydrocortisone may pass into human breast milk. This product should not be used in pregnancy or lactation unless considered essential by the physician. Topical corticosteroid preparations are contraindicated in the presence of untreated infections of viral, bacterial, tuberculous, parasitic or fungal origin.