Westcort ® (hydrocortisone valerate) Cream, 0.2%
WESTCORT CREAM is a topical formulation containing hydrocortisone valerate,
a non-fluorinated steroid. It has the chemical name Pregn-4-ene-3, 20-dione,11,21-dihydroxy-17-[(1-oxopentyl)oxy]-,(11b)-;
the empirical formula is: C26H38O6; the
molecular weight is: 446.58; and the CAS registry number is: 57524-89-7.
Each gram of Westcort Cream contains 2.0 mg hydrocortisone valerate in
a hydrophilic base composed of white petrolatum, stearyl alcohol, propylene
glycol, amphoteric-9, carbomer 940, dried sodium phosphate, sodium lauryl
sulfate, sorbic acid and water.