I have read online Cortef is more natural. What is hydrocort? That's what I'm taking.
Hydrocortisone is a topical steroid. It reduces the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation, redness, and swelling.
Hydrocortisone topical is used to treat inflammation of the skin caused by a number of conditions such as allergic reactions, eczema, or psoriasis.
On this Page Treatment & Uses Safety Information Before Using Treating Overdose Side Effects Generic Name: hydrocortisone (oral) (hye droe KOR ti sone)
Brand Names: Cortef, Hydrocortone
Hydrocortisone is in a class of drugs called steroids. Hydrocortisone prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.
Hydrocortisone is used to treat many different conditions such as allergic disorders, skin conditions, ulcerative colitis, arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, or breathing disorders.
Bottom line they are both steroids.
- Cortef Information for Consumers
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- Side Effects of Cortef (detailed)
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