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Elocon

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Other Names: Mometasone

Hydrocortisone

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/ 56,328 posts
Other Names: Cortef   Cortaid   Preparation H   Anti Itch   Scalpicin
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 2,618 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 56,328 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Mometasone furoate (also referred to as mometasone) is a glucocorticosteroid used topically to reduce inflammation of the skin or in the airways... Read more on Wikipedia
Cortisol (hydrocortisone) is a corticosteroid hormone, or glucocorticoid, produced by the adrenal gland. It is released in response to stress (medicine) and a low level of blood glucocorticoids. Its primary functions are to increase blood sugar through g... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Elocon vs. Hydrocortisone

149 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
and use over-the-counter hydrocortisone for itching....
...eczema, that only treatment that helps is Elocon cream, a steroidal cream ...the problem, and use over-the-counter hydrocortisone for itching. I wish I ...for my eczema except Elocon. Hope y...
using hydrocortisone cream on my face which tones it down...
im using hydrocortisone cream on my face which tones it down my doctor told me i could use elocon cream for five days on my face..............i changed my doctor recentley the old one said he wouldnt...
and they just gave me hydrocortisone cream which didn't do...
...to my doctors and they just gave me hydrocortisone cream which didn't do a ...specialises in skin, he gave me Elocon cream and I applied it ...could ask your GP about Elocon cream. Hope you g...
a baby ... my mum used hydrocortisone on me. Then from teen...
...Ive had eczema since I was a baby ... my mum used hydrocortisone on me. Then from teen til late twenties I used Diprosalic sparingly on typical flexures.  I heavily used elocon and betnovate...
and hands flare up regularly. My skin has atrophy and striae...
...only use hydrocortisone. I get rashes on my hands and random red patches and itching mainly on my neck and torso and thighs. My arms and hands flare up regularly. My skin has atrophy and striae on ...
so we were prescribed Elocon which worked wonderfully well
...to hydrate the skin). We took Jacob to the Doctor who firstly suggested Sigmacort, with is a 1% hydrocortisone cream and you can get ...his body, so we were prescribed Elocon which worked...
her face i use hydrocortisone cream (over the counter as...
...a flair up i use elocon cream (script needed) on her ...for her face i use hydrocortisone cream (over the counter as the elocon is to harsh for the ...HTH I also i got her allergy tested t...
told me to use the hydrocortisone on his scalp and face...
...perscribed Elocon (a stronger steroid cream) which cleared it up within 2-3 days. I too had the problem with him scratching it till it bleed so the doctor told me to use the hydrocortisone on...
use hydrocortisone occasionally and 'elocon' on my hands...
I still use hydrocortisone occasionally and 'elocon' on my hands and previously had betnovate prescribed for years. Typically, any new reaction will appear first on my fingers, but apart from...
of getting prescribed hydrocortisone which didn't work...
...my life i started using elocon steriod cream when i ...years of getting prescribed hydrocortisone which didn't work for me atall recently my eczema has been so ...swelling as the elocon just ...
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