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Hydrocortisone

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7.9
7.8  Effectiveness
1.9  Side Effects
6.2  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 1 Hydrocortisone side effect and 3 Hydrocortisone benefits.

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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Hydrocortisone, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Balance/Equilibrium 0% 0% 95.5% 4.5% 0%
Blood Pressure 0% 0% 90.9% 9.1% 0%
Breathing 0% 0% 90.9% 9.1% 0%
Confidence 9.1% 0% 81.8% 9.1% 0%
Coordination/Motor Skills 0% 0% 95.5% 0% 4.5%
Digestion 0% 0% 95.5% 4.5% 0%
Emotional Well-being 4.5% 9.1% 68.2% 13.6% 4.5%
Energy 0% 0% 90.9% 9.1% 0%
Eyesight 0% 0% 95.5% 4.5% 0%
Memory 0% 0% 95.5% 4.5% 0%
Mental Clarity 4.5% 0% 90.9% 4.5% 0%
Pain 4.5% 0% 77.3% 13.6% 4.5%
Patience 0% 0% 90.9% 9.1% 0%
Sexual Health 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Skin Complexion 13.6% 13.6% 50% 18.2% 4.5%
Sleep 0% 4.5% 81.8% 9.1% 4.5%
Stress Level 0% 4.5% 86.4% 9.1% 0%
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Commonly Reported Hydrocortisone Side Effects
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Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Cold Symptoms 91.7% 0% 8.3% 0% 0%
Fatigue 95.2% 4.8% 0% 0% 0%
Nausea 94.7% 5.3% 0% 0% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Hydrocortisone Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
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Flaky / Peeling Skin 92.3% 7.7% 0% 0% 0%
Change in Skin Coloring 92.3% 7.7% 0% 0% 0%
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User Comments about Hydrocortisone
02 Aug 2012 It is a good medication, but sometimes I wish I had something stronger that hold's off that itchy sensation until later.
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29 Jan 2012 This cream works well for the skin rashes I get
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04 Jul 2011 I had a bad itch but once I used this cream that itch went away really quickly, I used the Hydrocortisone 1% with aloe
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05 Jun 2011 Hydrocortisone is a good product to use for eczema, it heals my rashes effectively. I recommend hydrocortisone to anyone whose dealing with bad eczema.
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10 Oct 2010 I use this when I get poison ivy, it works great.
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