Generic name: hydrocortisone
Dosage form: Cream 2.5% and Lotion 2.5%
Medically reviewed on November 27, 2017.
Topical corticosteroids are generally applied to the affected area as a thin film from two to four times daily depending on the severity of the condition. Occlusive dressings may be used for the management of psoriasis or recalcitrant conditions.
If an infection develops, the use of occlusive dressings should be discontinued and appropriate antimicrobial therapy instituted.
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
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