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hydrocortisone valerate medication

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
30 years experience Dermatology
Hydrocortisone val: It is used for inflammatory conditions in the skin. There are many types of Hydrocortisone and all of them have varying strengths. Your doctor will ch ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
18 years experience Dermatology
Not the same: Steroids are classified based on strength or potency. Class 1 to 7 (high to low). For the same prescription ointments are stronger than cream. Also t ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Strength: Steroids are classified from 1-6 .Hydrocrtisone is weak. The value rate version is much stronger and should not be sued in sensitive areas such as fac ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Check tube. Dpending on age of tube it is good for 1-2 years after prescription is filled.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
30 years experience Dermatology
Hydrocortisone val: It is used for inflammatory conditions in the skin. There are many types of Hydrocortisone and all of them have varying strengths. Your doctor will ch ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
30 years experience Dermatology
Cream expiration: I tell my patients that creams expire when they don't work anymore. I think expiry dates are more for stock rotation than anything else. However, if y ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience Pediatrics
Expired medicines: Most medicines have an expiration date and they may not be as effective after the expiry date. Creams or ointments are compunds that may not hold toge ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes and No: Sorry for the unclear answer, but have you found out the underlying cause of whatever you are sing the steroid cream for? If that has not been solved ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
NO: This is a steroid cream and may actually worsen acne. It is used to treat inflammation, such as a skin allergy or eczema.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
30 years experience Dermatology
Weird prescription: It doesn't sound strange. It is good practice to get all of your questions answered fully before you leave your doctor's office. If he or she doesn't ... Read More
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