What is Hydrocortisone?

It is a short acting corticosteroid similar to cortisol secreted by adrenal cortex. It is available with name Efcorline. It can be used to treat people who lack adequate stores of endogenous cortisol.

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I am an esthetician and have a client who has been using a topical hydrocortisone twice daily for may months. I advised her of the negative side...

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Firstly it has to be seen whether she has developed acne lesions over area of application or it is steroid induced...

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I have an area of dry flaky skin under one eye which is slightly red and itchy as well as a blistering of the skin under the eye area, I was...

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From the description it seems you are having eczema or some irritant reaction. To treat the same application of...

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