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Is it safe to use maximum strength cortizone (hydrocortisone) 10 while pregnant? I'm pregnant and have a rash and it's the only cream i could find in the home right now

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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Likely safe

It is safe if you mean using the 1% Hydrocortisone cream over the counter.

In brief: Likely safe

It is safe if you mean using the 1% Hydrocortisone cream over the counter.
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu
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Dr. Laura McMullen
Pediatrics

In brief: Cortizone-10

Cortizone-10 is a pregnancy category c medication which means that not enough research has been done to know how safe this medication is when used during pregnancy.
This doesn't mean you absolutely cannot use it - what it means is that you should call your ob/gyne to discuss the pros and cons of using cortizone-10 for your rash.

In brief: Cortizone-10

Cortizone-10 is a pregnancy category c medication which means that not enough research has been done to know how safe this medication is when used during pregnancy.
This doesn't mean you absolutely cannot use it - what it means is that you should call your ob/gyne to discuss the pros and cons of using cortizone-10 for your rash.
Dr. Laura McMullen
Dr. Laura McMullen
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