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hydrocortisone valerate

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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
8 years experience Dermatology
No: Hydrocortisone valerate is a mid potency steroid that works on some rash types. I would be careful using it on rashes that your doctor has not diagnos ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It can help: Due to its antiinflammatory properties. Anusol has a topical anesthetic and is usually for the gums and in combo may add some additional relief. Ora ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Potency: OTC hydrocortisone 1% is lowest potency. Hydrocortisone valerate however, a different molecule, is medium potency, hence a prescription is required
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
18 years experience Dermatology
Potency: 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
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