Compare Elidel vs. Westcort

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

Elidel
(pimecrolimus)

Westcort
(hydrocortisone valerate)

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Side effects
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How it works
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Type of medication
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Available as
ElidelWestcort
  • Cream, gel, or ointment
  • Cream, gel, or ointment
Used for
ElidelWestcort
  • Atopic Dermatitis
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Risk factors for serious side effects
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      Pregnancy

      Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

      Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

      Upsides and benefits
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      Downsides and risks
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      Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
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      Learn more
      More about ElidelSide effectsFDA package insert
      Have you used Elidel (pimecrolimus)?
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      More about WestcortSide effectsFDA package insert
      Have you used Westcort (hydrocortisone valerate)?
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