Elocon vs Hydrocortisone

Elocon
(Rx)
Hydrocortisone
Elocon is a skin medication.
Hydrocortisone is a steroid.
Satisfaction Score
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4.7
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.6
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Eczema
2.8
Concern level
1.0
Helpfulness
for Eczema
1.6
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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April 30, 1987
January 19, 1955
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
3,894 Discussions
85,444 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Eczema
#2 for Itching
#3 for Psoriasis
#4 for Rash
#5 for Dermatitis
#6 for Skin Problems
Elocon is prescribed for Eczema, Itching, Psoriasis and Rash 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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Elo
Withdrawal Symptoms
7
Addiction
4
Weeping
2
Tinea
1
Paranoia
1
Lack Of Sleep
1
Impotence
1
Skin Cancer
1
Folliculitis
1
Nausea
1
Hyd
Weight Gain
4
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
High Blood Pressure
1
Tachycardia
1
Impotence
1
Skin Cancer
1
Stomach Problems
1
Cataract
1
Pituitary Tumor
1
Skin Atrophy
1
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Elocon
Elo
Hydrocortisone
Hyd
Withdrawal Symptoms
Elo
Hyd
7
2
Addiction
Elo
Hyd
4
0
Weeping
Elo
Hyd
2
0
Tinea
Elo
Hyd
1
0
Paranoia
Elo
Hyd
1
0
Lack Of Sleep
Elo
Hyd
1
0
Impotence
Elo
Hyd
1
1
Skin Cancer
Elo
Hyd
1
1
Folliculitis
Elo
Hyd
1
0
Nausea
Elo
Hyd
1
0
Weight Gain
Hyd
Elo
4
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Hyd
Elo
2
7
High Blood Pressure
Hyd
Elo
1
0
Tachycardia
Hyd
Elo
1
0
Impotence
Hyd
Elo
1
1
Skin Cancer
Hyd
Elo
1
1
Stomach Problems
Hyd
Elo
1
0
Cataract
Hyd
Elo
1
0
Pituitary Tumor
Hyd
Elo
1
0
Skin Atrophy
Hyd
Elo
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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Before taking Elocon during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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Method of use
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Ointment
Dosages
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Cream: 0.1%
Ointment: 0.1%
Solution: 0.1%
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Mometasone Furoate
Hydrocortisone/Aloe Vera, Hydrocortisone, Hydrocortisone Acetate, Hydrocortisone/Mineral Oil/Petrolatum White
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Elocon 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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