Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Nov 16, 2021.
Generic name: hydrocortisone
Dosage form: Cream 2.5% and Lotion 2.5%
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.
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