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What is the dosage recommendation for hydrocortisone?

Dosage recommendations for hydrocortisone differ for each person. Therefore, you should speak to your doctor before you begin using this medication or carefully read the instructions on using the product that are on the packaging. Typically, however, hydrocortisone is applied to the affected area of skin three to four times a day. Make sure not to use hydrocortisone adjacent to or on any tears, cuts, or burns in your skin.

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