Does Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) Lipocream help with pain?

Helps inflammation. Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) and other topical steroids will help with inflammation in the skin. They are not analgesics (pain relievers). However, when the inflammation is alleviated, the pain will also improve.

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Do you recommend Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) Lipocream for eczema?

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 of any steroid cream. There are clearly times when it will not be sufficiently potent to treat a flare of eczema. On the other other hand i would not recommend stronger corticosteroids for the face. Read more...
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, especially after a bath or shower. Read more...

Is Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) Lipocream smart to use on an allergic rash?

Depends on cause. Knowing the cause of rash is helpful in determining if the Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) will help. Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) and other topical steroids are good for non-infectious inflammatory disorders of the skin like eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis and allergic contact dermatitis. However, fungal and bacterial skin infections will do worse with topical steroids. See a doctor if it does not improve. Read more...

I've recently used Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) Lipocream id like to know why and how its made my skin pores larger on my face. I'm only 20 and I also have dry skin not oily?

Skin irration. Sounds as if you have a chronic type skin irritation. Probably see a dermatologist first might save you other office visits. Read more...
Dermatologist. Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) is a Hydrocortisone cream generally prescribed for skin conditions like eczema, dermatitis, etc. It's not to be used on the face unless your doctor specifically told you to do so. Please check directly with a dermatologist who can see and examine your skin, assessing the results of this cream. You'll get a more individualized answer that way. Read more...

Do you think putting Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) Lipocream sparingly on a dry red rash would help get rid of it?

Depends on cause. Knowing the cause of rash is helpful in determining if the Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) will help. Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) and other topical steroids are good for non-infectious inflammatory disorders of the skin like eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis and allergic contact dermatitis. However, fungal and bacterial skin infections will do worse with topical steroids. See a doctor if it does not improve. Read more...