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Hydrocortisone 17 Valerate

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Hydrocortisone 17 Valerate
Dosage: 0.2%
Quantity: 60g
Price: $56.30


This medication is used to treat a variety of skin conditions (such as eczema, dermatitis, and allergies, rash).

Hydrocortisone valerate reduces the swelling, itching, and redness that can occur in these types of conditions. This medication is a medium-strength corticosteroid.

Use and Dosage

Use this medication on the skin only. However, do not use it on the face, groin, or underarms unless directed to do so by your doctor.

Wash and dry your hands before using. Clean and dry the affected area. Apply a thin film of medication to the affected area and gently rub in as directed by your doctor, usually 2 to 3 times daily. Do not bandage, cover, or wrap the area unless directed to do so by your doctor.

After applying the medication, wash your hands unless you are using this medication to treat the hands. When applying this medication near the eyes, avoid getting it in the eyes because this may worsen or cause glaucoma. Also, avoid getting this medication in the nose or mouth. If you get the medication in these areas, rinse with plenty of water.

Use this medication only for the condition for which it was prescribed. Do not use it for longer than prescribed.

Inform your doctor if your condition lasts or gets worse after 2 weeks.

Side Effects

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Serious side effects include:

  • Severe rectal pain or burning, bleeding from your rectum
  • New or worsening rectal irritation
  • Fever or other signs of infection
  • Severe headaches, ringing in your ears, pain behind your eyes

Common side effects of hydrocortisone rectal may include:

  • Rectal itching, burning, or other irritation
  • Dryness or skin changes around the rectum

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur.


  • Before using hydrocortisone valerate, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other corticosteroids (such as prednisone, or triamcinolone); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
  • Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: poor blood circulation, diabetes, and immune system problems.
  • Do not use it if there is an infection or sore in the area to be treated.
  • Rarely, using corticosteroid medications for a long time or over large areas of skin can make it more difficult for your body to respond to physical stress. Before having surgery or emergency treatment, or if you get a serious illness/injury, tell your doctor or dentist that you are using this medication or have used this medication within the past few months.
  • Though it is unlikely, this medication may temporarily slow down a child’s growth if used for a long time. See the doctor regularly so your child’s height can be checked.
  • During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk when applied to the skin. Similar medications pass into breast milk when taken by mouth. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Forms and Strengths

Westcort Cream is available in the following forms and strengths:

  • Hydrocortisone 17 Valerate Cream:
    • 0.2 %


How often should I apply Westcort Cream?

The frequency of application will depend on the specific condition being treated and the recommendation of your healthcare professional. Applied two to three times a day, or as directed by your doctor.

Can Westcort Cream be used on the face?

Westcort Cream can be used on the face, but it should be used with caution and under the guidance of a healthcare professional. The skin on the face is more sensitive, and prolonged use of topical corticosteroids on the face may increase the risk of side effects.

Can I use Westcort Cream on broken or infected skin?

Westcort Cream should not be used on broken or infected skin unless specifically directed by your healthcare professional.

It is intended for use on intact skin.



Additional information

Brand Name:

Westcort Cream

Scientific Name:

Hydrocortisone 17 Valerate

Other Names:

Hydroval Cream



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