Hydrocortisone cream, gel, or ointment is available without a prescription. It is commonly used to treat skininflammationand itching.
Dosage: Apply to the rash area 4 times a day. Rub the cream in well.
If side effects occur, stop using the cream. Call your doctor if treatment of the condition is still needed.
Primary Medical Reviewer William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Ellen K. Roh, MD - Dermatology
Current as ofOctober 5, 2017
Current as of: October 5, 2017
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