Hydrocortisone vs Neosporin for Rash

Hydrocortisone
Neosporin
(OTC)
Hydrocortisone is a steroid.
Neosporin is a skin medication and an eye & vision care product.
Satisfaction Score
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3.6
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Rash
2.0
Concern level
1.2
Helpfulness
for Rash
2.2
Concern level
1.4
Approval Date
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January 19, 1955
July 3, 1968
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
84,583 Discussions
70,887 Discussions
Taken For
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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.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Infection
#2 for Acne
#3 for Itching
#4 for Wounds
#5 for Rash
#6 for Eczema
Neosporin is approved for Infection, Acne, Itching, Wounds and Rash and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Hyd
Weight Gain
7
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
High Blood Pressure
2
Tachycardia
1
Impotence
1
Skin Cancer
1
Stomach Problems
1
Cataract
1
Pituitary Tumor
1
Skin Atrophy
1
Neo
Nose Bleeds
2
Weight Gain
2
Weight Loss
2
Hyperpigmentation
1
Dry Lips
1
Sneezing
1
Shingles
1
Blood Clots
1
Burps
1
Hemorrhoids
1
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Hydrocortisone
Hyd
Neosporin
Neo
Weight Gain
Hyd
Neo
7
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
Hyd
Neo
3
0
High Blood Pressure
Hyd
Neo
2
0
Tachycardia
Hyd
Neo
1
0
Impotence
Hyd
Neo
1
0
Skin Cancer
Hyd
Neo
1
0
Stomach Problems
Hyd
Neo
1
0
Cataract
Hyd
Neo
1
0
Pituitary Tumor
Hyd
Neo
1
0
Skin Atrophy
Hyd
Neo
1
0
Nose Bleeds
Neo
Hyd
2
0
Weight Gain
Neo
Hyd
2
7
Weight Loss
Neo
Hyd
2
0
Hyperpigmentation
Neo
Hyd
1
0
Dry Lips
Neo
Hyd
1
0
Sneezing
Neo
Hyd
1
0
Shingles
Neo
Hyd
1
0
Blood Clots
Neo
Hyd
1
0
Burps
Neo
Hyd
1
0
Hemorrhoids
Neo
Hyd
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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Not Available
C Category C
Before taking Neosporin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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Method of use
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Eye Ointment, Ointment
Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
Ointment: 3.5mg-400 unit- 5,000 unit/gram, 3.5 mg-400 unit-5000 unit, 3.5 mg-400 unit-10000 unit/g
Packet: , 3.5 mg-400 unit-5000 unit/g
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Hydrocortisone/Aloe Vera , Hydrocortisone , Hydrocortisone Acetate , Hydrocortisone/Mineral Oil/Petrolatum White
Neomycin Sulfate/Bacitracin Zinc/Polymyxin B, Neomycin Sulfate/Bacitracin/Polymyxin B, Benzalkonium Chloride, Neomycin Sulfate/Polymyxin B Sulfate/Gramicidin D, Neomycin Sulfate/Polymyxin B Sulfate, Skin cleanser combination no.29, Hydrocortisone
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Hydrocortisone and Neosporin: 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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