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Eczema is a form of dermatitis, or inflammation of the epidermis (skin) (the outer layer of the skin). In England, an estimated 5.7 m...
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Hydrocortisone 12,336
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Elocon vs Hydrocortisone

Elocon
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Hydrocortisone
Other name: Mometasone Mometasone
Other name: Cortef Cortef
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
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2.6
Concern level
2.3
Helpfulness
for Eczema
1.5
Concern level
2.3
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Method of use:
Ointment
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Mometasone furoate (also referred to as mometasone) is a glucocorticosteroid used topically to reduce inflammation of the skin or in the airways...
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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...
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Hypoglycemia
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Drowsy
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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...
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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...
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I used to use hydrocortisone but now i use Elocon....
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" ...steroids. I used to use hydrocortisone but now i... "

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se over-the-counter hydrocortisone for itching. I wis...
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" ...with eczema, that only treatment that helps is Elocon cream, a steroidal cream prescribed ...exacerbate the problem, and use over-the-counter hydrocortisone for itching. I wish I could ...worked for my... "

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using hydrocortisone cream on my face which tones it down...
| www.psoriasis-help.org.uk
" 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... "

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nd they just gave me hydrocortisone cream which didn't do a...
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" ...doctors and they just gave me hydrocortisone cream which didn't do a ...and specialises in skin, he gave me Elocon cream and I applied it ...could ask your GP about Elocon cream. Hope you get something... "

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baby ... my mum used hydrocortisone on me. Then from teen ti...
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" ...from South Wales. 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... "

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ream. I put it on like 20 minutes ago and it's working a...
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" ...related to athletes foot. I was clear of that, I have tried hydrocortisone before which didn't work so this time the doc recommended elocon steroid cream. I put it on like 20 minutes ago and it's... "

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it. OH! Try hydrocortisone 10. It worked for me in the...
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" ...not so serious as far as side effects go. Elocon (used sparingly) is great, there is another one, but ...can't remember it. OH! Try hydrocortisone 10. It worked for me in the... "

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and hands flare up regularly. My skin has atrophy and striae...
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" ...trying to 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... "

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to treatment by hydrocortisone cream (one treatment...
| www.essentialbaby.com.au
" ...it certainly responds to treatment by hydrocortisone cream (one treatment of Elocon is usually enough to keep it at bay, but apparently it is quite strong so I don't like to use it near ...I don't really... "

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we were prescribed Elocon which worked wonderfully well....
| www.bellybelly.com.au
" ...have a touch of eczema perhaps. That's how it was with Jacob too - they didn't bother him, but normal sorbolene twice a day (morning, and again at night after the bath) together with the QV Oil in... "

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