Arches. Photo by Daniel Chia
HOPES: Huntington's Outreach Project for Education, at Stanford
Feb
08
2011

hydrocortisone

A drug that has much more mineralocorticoid activity than common glucocorticoid drugs and is therefore not suitable for long-term use. Hydocortisone is used extensively as a cream or lotion to treat skin irritations such as rashes or itches.