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aimvic
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Hi I have been told by the doctor to use a hydrocortisone cream. I was wondering if this would affect my pill? I forgot to ask the doctor at the time. Thanks
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Heather
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You can always call your doctor's office or pharmacist (or both) with questions like these.

However, unless your doctor didn't know you were on the pill, they'll make sure anything they prescribe for you is safe to use with your pill. And a benign, topical medication like this is a nonissue.

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Robin Lee
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Hi aimvic
and welcome to Scarleteen,

There is no evidence that this would decrease the effectiveness of your pill. If your doctor knows you're on the pill, they would have mentioned if this medication would interfere with it.

You can always call your doctor's office to ask, or speak with your pharmacist. This is true whenever you have a medication question.

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aimvic
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Thank you
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You're welcome.

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