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Prednisone side effect duration?

About seven weeks ago, I was given a 4 mg Medrol Dosepak (6 days) for costochondritis. The week I took it, I had no issues at all. It didn't help my inflammation, but didn't seem to hurt either. HOWEVER! A few days after the last dose, my face started feeling very flush and I even... read more

Is there an over-the-counter or holistic supplement comparable to Prednisone?

I have had contact dermatitis on and off for over 40 years. It mainly affects my hands and I have kept it in check with over-the-counter Hydrocortisone cream. There have been a few times when I needed Prednisone to get it under control. Since moving in with my son four years ago, I have been having... read more

What is the difference between hydrocortisone and cortisone?

Hydrocortisone/Neomycin/Polymyxin B - Can neo/poly drops be used after exp. date? If not please?

Can neo/poly ear drops be used after exp. date? If not please explain what happens to solution and could it be harmful.

Is "triamcinolone acetone cream, 0.1%" a stronger steroid than "hydrocortisone 1% cream" and can it?

Is "triamcinolone acetone cream, 0.1%" a stronger steroid than "hydrocortisone 1% cream" and can it be used to treat protruding or prolapsed hemorrhoids even though "triamcinolone" was not intended to be used as a hemorrhoidal treatment? In particular would... read more

I have an underarm rash (both arms). I have been using Cortaid maximum strength cream?

... (hydrocortisone 1%) about 1 time (rarely twice) every other day. I have used it for about 3 weeks. Is this safe, or should I stop using it?

Hydrocortisone/Neomycin/Polymyxin B - Severe ear pain... PLEASE HELP???

After taking this medicine for the 10 days like my doctor prescribed me to take, which has almost been a year ago. I wasn't experiencing anymore pain in my right ear so I figured the medicine has cured what problems I was experiencing at that time until just yesterday after waking up I had the... read more

Can I use Hydrocortisone Cream 2.5% on my scalp?

I have a dry scaling scalp condition that is spreading slowly. I treated a similar condition on chin caused by combing my beard and scratching the skin. I used the Hydrocortisone 2.5% along with Clindamycin Lotion 1%. I discontinued the Hydrocortisone after 4 days.

can i use hydrocortisone on a tatoo?

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