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Hydrocortisone

Generic of Anusol-Hc, Cortifoam, Proctocort, Adv Allergy Collection Kit, Ala-Scalp Hp, Alkindi Sprinkle, Cortef, Cortenema, Pramosone, Procort, Texacort, Hydroxym, Aquanil Hc, Neosporin, Preparation H

What is Hydrocortisone used for?

This medication is used to treat a variety of skin conditions (such as eczema, dermatitis, allergies, rash). Hydrocortisone acetate reduces the swelling, itching, and redness that can occur in these types of conditions. This medication is a mild corticosteroid.

CHEMICAL NAME

Hydrocortisone

DRUG TYPE

Inflammation/Immune Disorders
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Hydrocortisone Frequently Asked Questions

This section contains uses of this drug that are not listed in the approved professional labeling for the drug but that may be prescribed by your health care professional. Use this drug for a condition that is listed in this section only if it has been so prescribed by your health care professional.

Hydrocortisone may also be used for COVID-19, but is only effective in hospitalized patients who need supplemental oxygen or a mechanical ventilator to breathe.

IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

Hydrocortisone Dosage and Form Information

Tablet
10 Mg
20 Mg
5 Mg
Enema
100Mg/60Ml
Cream
1 %
2.5 %
0.5 %
Cream With Perineal Applicator
1 %
2.5 %
Ointment
2.5 %
1 %
0.5 %
Lotion
2.5 %
1 %

Similar Drugs to Hydrocortisone

Brand Name Examples

Suppository Rectal
25 Mg
Cream With Perineal Applicator
2.5 %
Aerosol Foam With Applicator
10 %
Foam
10 %
Suppository Rectal
30 Mg
Cream
1 %
Lotion
2 %
Capsule Sprinkle
0.5 Mg
1 Mg
2 Mg
5 Mg
Tablet
5 Mg
20 Mg
10 Mg
Enema
100Mg/60Ml
Ointment
2.5 %-1 %
1 %-1 %
Lotion
2.5 %-1 %
1 %-1 %
Cream
2.5 %-1 %
1 %-1 %
Cream With Applicator
1.85-1.15%
Solution Non-Oral
2.5 %
Gel
2 %
Lotion
1 %
Ointment
3.5-400-5K
Cream
1 %

Generic Examples

Suppository Rectal
25 Mg
Suppository Rectal
25 Mg
30 Mg
Suppository Rectal
30 Mg
25 Mg
Cream
1 %
Cream With Perineal Applicator
2.5 %
Cream
1 %
Cream
4 %
4 %-Spf 15
Cream With Perineal Applicator
2.5 %
Cream With Perineal Applicator
2.5 %
Lotion
2 %
Cream
1 %
Ointment
1 %
Cream
1 %
Lotion
1 %
Cream
1 %
Cream
1 %
Ointment
1 %
Cream
1 %
Cream
1 %
Ointment
1 %