What is hydrocortisone valerate cream?

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  • AStacy Wiegman, PharmD, Pharmacy, answered
    Hydrocortisone valerate cream is a corticosteroid used to reduce swelling and itching caused by a variety of skin disorders. It is prescribed under the brand name Westcort and may be used to treat conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, allergic rashes, or dermatitis. It works by soothing skin irritation that leads to redness, itching, swelling, and inflammation.
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