Cortaid vs Hydrocortisone

Cortaid
(OTC)
Hydrocortisone
Cortaid is a skin medication.
Hydrocortisone is a steroid.
Satisfaction Score
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4.1
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.6
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Itching
3.5
Concern level
1.1
Helpfulness
for Itching
2.5
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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Not Available
January 19, 1955
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
2,567 Discussions
84,528 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Itching
#2 for Rash
#3 for Eczema
#4 for Psoriasis
#5 for Dermatitis
#6 for Skin Problems
Cortaid is approved for Itching, Rash and Eczema and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Itching
#2 for Eczema
#3 for Rash
#4 for Psoriasis
#5 for Dermatitis
#8 for Skin Problems
#9 for Asthma
Hydrocortisone is approved for Itching, Eczema and Rash and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Cor
Fever
6
Weight Gain
5
Tinea
5
Nausea
3
Chicken Pox
3
Drowsiness
3
Weeping
2
UTI
2
Contractions
2
Chapped Lips
2
Hyd
Weight Gain
7
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
High Blood Pressure
2
Tachycardia
1
Impotence
1
Stomach Problems
1
Skin Cancer
1
Cataract
1
Pituitary Tumor
1
Skin Atrophy
1
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Cortaid
Cor
Hydrocortisone
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Fever
Cor
Hyd
6
0
Weight Gain
Cor
Hyd
5
7
Tinea
Cor
Hyd
5
0
Nausea
Cor
Hyd
3
0
Chicken Pox
Cor
Hyd
3
0
Drowsiness
Cor
Hyd
3
0
Weeping
Cor
Hyd
2
0
UTI
Cor
Hyd
2
0
Contractions
Cor
Hyd
2
0
Chapped Lips
Cor
Hyd
2
0
Weight Gain
Hyd
Cor
7
5
Withdrawal Symptoms
Hyd
Cor
3
0
High Blood Pressure
Hyd
Cor
2
0
Tachycardia
Hyd
Cor
1
0
Impotence
Hyd
Cor
1
0
Stomach Problems
Hyd
Cor
1
0
Skin Cancer
Hyd
Cor
1
0
Cataract
Hyd
Cor
1
0
Pituitary Tumor
Hyd
Cor
1
0
Skin Atrophy
Hyd
Cor
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Cortaid during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Not Available
Alcohol warning
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Method of use
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Ointment, Spray
Dosages
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Aerosol: 0.5%, 1%
Cream: 1%
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Hydrocortisone , Hydrocortisone Acetate
Hydrocortisone/Aloe Vera, Hydrocortisone, Hydrocortisone Acetate, Hydrocortisone/Mineral Oil/Petrolatum White
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Cortaid and Hydrocortisone: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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