What is hydrocortisone butyrate?

Hydrocortisone butyrate is a corticosteroid used to reduce swelling and itching caused by a variety of skin disorders. It is prescribed under the names Locoid, Locoid Lipocream, and Locoid Lotion and may be used to treat eczema, allergic rashes, psoriasis, or seborrheic dermatitis. It works by blocking certain chemicals from reacting with the skin and causing redness, itching, swelling, and inflammation.

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