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Hydrocortisone Valerate (Topical application route)hye-droe-KOR-ti-sone VAL-er-ate
In the US: Westcort
In Canada: Hydroval, Tarocort
Dosage formsOintment Cream
Uses of This Medicine
Hydrocortisone valerate topical is used to help relieve redness, itching, swelling, or other discomfort caused by skin conditions. This medicine is a corticosteroid (cortisone-like medicine or steroid).
This medicine is available only with your doctor’s prescription.
Before Using This Medicine
In deciding to use a medicine, the risks of taking the medicine must be weighed against the good it will do. This is a decision you and your doctor will make. For this medicine, the following should be considered: