Hydrocortisone is a topical steroid. It reduces the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation, redness, and swelling. Hydrocortisone topical is used to treat inflammation of the skin caused by a number of conditions such as allergic reactions, eczema, or psoriasis. There are many brands and forms of hydrocortisone topical available and not all brands are listed on this leaflet. Hydrocortisone topical may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Locoid is a type of steroid that is used to reduce the actions of chemicals that causes inflammation in the body. Locoid is used to treat inflammation of the skin that is caused by several conditions like eczema, allergic reaction, and psoriasis. This medicine is a medium-strength corticosteroid.