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How is hydrocortisone available?

Hydrocortisone is available in many different forms. It can be prescribed as a pill, injection, eye ointment, lotion, cream or other form, depending on your condition. There are also over-the-counter formulations of topical hydrocortisone. Your doctor or healthcare provider should determine the type of hydrocortisone that is right for your condition, as well as the dose and schedule.

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