Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can SmartLotion® Be Used As A Moisturizer?

Unfortunately, SmartLotion® is not a moisturizer and cannot be used as one. It has moisturizing elements to it, but Dr. Harlan has found that more often then not, his patients require moisturizing al…

Stuart Millar
Updated 5 months ago by Stuart Millar

Does SmartLotion® Interact With Any Medications?

No, SmartLotion® does not interact with any medications whatsoever. Dr. Harlan has found that it actually makes many topical prescription mediations work better for his patients, like biologic therap…

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Updated 5 months ago by Stuart Millar

How Is SmartLotion® Any Different Than Hydrocortisone Found At The Store?

Despite our best efforts to inform our readers about just what makes SmartLotion® special, we are often asked why SmartLotion® is any different that regular OTC hydrocortisone. We can't be upset at p…

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What Are The Ingredients Inside SmartLotion®?

For a complete SmartLotion® ingredients list, please click here. Please note that per FDA regulations, only drugs may be listed as an active ingredient. Sulfur is still a key component of the formula…

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Where is SmartLotion® Safe To Apply?

SmartLotion® can be safely applied anywhere eczema or dermatitis can occur. This includes: The eyelids. Ears and ear canal. Vulva. Scrotum. Dr. Harlan typically instructs his patients to apply SmartL…

Stuart Millar
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Why Does SmartLotion® Contain Fragrance?

One of the most common questions we get here at HarlanMD is from customers asking why Dr. Harlan would put fragrance into a product designed for eczema patients, who often have allergies and extra-se…

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Why Does The Hydrocortisone in SmartLotion® Not Cause Side-Effects?

As far as we know, SmartLotion® is the only commercially-available product in the world that contains a corticosteroid (0.75% hydrocortisone) and cannot cause side effects when used as instructed. Th…

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