Drug Index

Flucinolone

 
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Synonyms :

Fluocinolone, Fluocinonide

Mechanism :

Topical corticosteroids share anti-inflammatory, anti-pruritic and vasoconstrictive actions. The mechanism of anti-inflammatory activity of the topical corticosteroids is unclear.

Indication :

• Inflammatory skin conditions such as eczema


Contraindications :

Contraindicated in individuals with a history of hypersensitivity to any of the components.


Dosing :

Available as 0.025% cream, ointment.

Apply a thin film on the affected area two to four times daily depending on the severity of the condition.


Adverse Effect :

Dryness, itching, burning, striae, local irritation, skin atrophy, telangiectasia, atrophy of subcutaneous tissues, hypertrichosis, change in pigmentation and secondary infection. Adrenal suppression, posterior subcapsular cataracts on prolonged use.

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