Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Locoid
  2. Locoid Lipocream

Canadian Brand Name

  1. Barriere-Hc
  2. Cortate
  3. Cort-Eze
  4. Cortoderm Mild Ointment
  5. Cortoderm Regular Ointment
  6. Emo-Cort
  7. Emo-Cort Scalp Solution
  8. Hydrocortisone Cream
  9. Novo-Hydrocort
  10. Novo-Hydrocort Cream
  11. Prevex Hc
  12. Sarna Hc


Hydrocortisone butyrate topical is used to help relieve redness, itching, swelling, or other discomfort caused by skin conditions (eg, atopic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis). This medicine is a corticosteroid (cortisone-like medicine or steroid).

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution
  • Cream
  • Lotion
  • Ointment