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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.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerH. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
Current as ofFebruary 5, 2016
Current as of:
February 5, 2016
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
& Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
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