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Hydrocortisone Butyrate Dosage

If your doctor prescribes hydrocortisone butyrate, your dosage will depend on the type of skin condition being treated and the particular product you are using. Dosing guidelines for this medicine generally involve applying a small amount of the medicine on the affected areas of the skin two or three times daily.

An Introduction to Your Dosage of Hydrocortisone Butyrate

The standard recommended dose for hydrocortisone butyrate (Locoid®) varies, depending on the condition being treated and the particular form of hydrocortisone butyrate used. As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
 

Hydrocortisone Butyrate Lipocream Dosing

Hydrocortisone butyrate Lipocream is different from most creams, including regular hydrocortisone butyrate cream. It holds in moisture like an ointment, but feels like a cream because it does not leave a greasy, messy film.
 
The standard dosage for atopic dermatitis treatment in adults and children as young as three months old is a thin film applied to the affected areas of the skin twice daily. If no improvement is seen within two weeks, check with your healthcare provider.
 
The standard starting dose for treating itching or inflammation due to a wide variety of skin conditions (such as psoriasis, eczema, or allergic reactions) in adults is a thin film applied to the affected area two or three times a day. If no improvement is seen within two weeks, check with your healthcare provider.
 

Hydrocortisone Butyrate Cream, Ointment, and Solution Dosing

The standard starting dose for hydrocortisone butyrate ointment or cream in adults for treating itching or inflammation due to a wide variety of skin conditions (such as psoriasis, eczema, or atopic dermatitis) is a thin layer applied to the affected area(s) of the skin two or three times a day.
 
The standard dosage of hydrocortisone butyrate solution (liquid) for the treatment of seborrhea is a thin layer applied to the affected area two or three times daily, depending on the severity of the condition.
 

Hydrocortisone Butyrate Drug Information

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