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What should I know about hydrocortisone valerate cream before using it?

Before using hydrocortisone valerate cream tell your doctor if you have ever had an allergic reaction to a corticosteroid such as prednisone. Your doctor should also know if you are diabetic or if you have a history of poor circulation or a weak immune system. You should be aware that corticosteroids can reduce the body's ability to cope with stress and infection.

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