Hydrocortisone cream, gel, or ointment is available without a prescription. It is commonly used to treat skin inflammation and itching.
Dosage: Apply to the rash area 4 times a day. Rub the cream in well.
If side effects occur, stop using the cream. Call your doctor if treatment of the condition is still needed.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine|
|Last Revised||February 21, 2012|
Last Revised: February 21, 2012
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