May 28, 2016
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Hydrocortisone

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Hydrocortisone




Side Effects
Interactions

SIDE EFFECTS

The following local adverse reactions are reported infrequently with topical corticosteroids, but may occur more frequently with the use of occlusive dressings. These reactions are listed in an approximate decreasing order of occurrence: burning, itching, irritation, dryness, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentation, perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, maceration of the skin, secondary infection, skin atrophy, striae and miliaria.

Read the Hydrocortisone (hydrocortisone cream and ointment 2.5%) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects

DRUG INTERACTIONS

No information provided.

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 3/18/2009

Side Effects
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