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Uses of Hydrocortisone Butyrate
Hydrocortisone Butyrate is used in the treatment of:
- Adrenal Hyperplasia, Congenital
- Adrenal Insufficiency
- Colitis, Ulcerative
- Facial Dermatoses
- Foot Dermatoses
- Hand Dermatoses
- Leg Dermatoses
- Pruritus Ani
- Rheumatic Diseases
- Scalp Dermatoses
- Skin Diseases, Eczematous
- Status Asthmaticus
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Hydrocortisone Butyrate Brand Names
Hydrocortisone Butyrate may be found in some form under the following brand names:
Hydrocortisone Butyrate Drug Class
Hydrocortisone Butyrate is part of the drug class:
Hydrocortisone Butyrate Interactions
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take:
- AMBENONIUM CHLORIDE/HYDROCORTISONE
- HYDROCORTISONE/QUETIAPINE FUMARATE
This is not a complete list of Hydrocortisone Butyratedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Hydrocortisone Butyrate and Pregnancy
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.
Hydrocortisone Butyrate falls into category C:
In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.
There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Hydrocortisone Butyrate should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.
No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Hydrocortisone Butyrate should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.
Hydrocortisone Butyrate Dosage
Take hydrocortisone butyrate exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.
The Hydrocortisone Butyrate dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):
- the condition being treated
- other medical conditions you have
- other medications you are taking
- how you respond to this medication
- your weight
- your height
- your age
- your gender
Hydrocortisone Butyrate is available in the following doses:
- Hydrocortisone Topical Butyrate 0.1% Topical Cream
- Hydrocortisone Topical Butyrate 0.1% Topical Ointment
- Hydrocortisone Topical Butyrate 0.1% Topical Solution
- Hydrocortisone Topical Butyrate Compounding Powder