What is hydrocortisone valerate ointment?

Hydrocortisone valerate ointment 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 blocking certain chemicals from reacting with the skin and causing redness, itching, swelling, and inflammation.

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