1 patient evaluation for Hydrocortisone topical taken for the purpose of 'eczema' with a side effects rating of Severe

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Feb 14, 2012 (Started Feb 03, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for eczema)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for dyshidrotic eczema (pompholyx))
  • Side effects
    Severe (easily get sick)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 g Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication worked well for what it was prescribed for, but with me having a low immune system and it having a steroid in it I started to get infections under my breast. The only time I get these is when I am on a steroid or I come in contact with Strep. I stopped taking it because of this reason. I also notice while I was taking it that I felt "unwell" like I was sick, but had no symptoms of really being sick except for a cough and a runny noise. I didn't have this before taking this medication.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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