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hydrocortisone butyrate adverse effects

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Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Well, no. I recommend Hydrocortisone 0.5 to 1% creams purchased otc but i tell folks to choose generic brands for cost. This is the weakest strength o ... Read More
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Expensive: Generic triamcinolone comes in a 1# jar for 1 copay. You can buy an 80 gram tube with $10 and a prescription. You can then use a lubricating cream, e ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
Potency: Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) lipocream is a medium/low potency topical steroid while clobetasol is a ultra-high potency topical steroid. Clobetas ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
Helps inflammation: Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) and other topical steroids will help with inflammation in the skin. They are not analgesics (pain relievers). Howeve ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Duane Gels
36 years experience Allergy and Immunology
It should: Arthropod (bug) bites respond over time to topical steroids. Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) is a brand of one such type of topical steroid. Usually ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Steroids in vulva: Locoid: relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses in adults. Do you have a vulvar condition that ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
Not the best option: Low potency topical steroids like Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) lipocream can help with the inflammation around the lips when they are chapped. Th ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Locoid: Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) is a topical corticosteroid. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substa ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
Mid to low potency: Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) is a medium to low potency topical steroid. It is appropriate for mild inflammatory skin conditions like eczema. The ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Corticosteroid: It is a medium-strength corticosteroid cream, ointment, and lotion, used to treat medium-strength inflammatory rashes.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
50 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Reduce inflammation: Hydro-cortisone is used very commonly as an anti-inflammatory medication in status asthmaticus , a condition of prolonged acute attack of wheezing in ... Read More
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