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Diflorate Cream

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Overview

Introduction

Diflorate Cream is a topical steroid. It is used to treat variety of skin disorders such as allergic conditions. On application, it decreases the release of substances that cause inflammation and provide relief from swelling, redness and itching in the affected area.

Diflorate Cream is meant only for external use and should be used as advised by your doctor. You should normally clean and dry the affected area before applying a thin layer of the medicine evenly on the affected skin. You should not apply it on open wounds or damaged skin.

Use it regularly to get the maximum benefit from it. Avoid any contact with your eyes, nose, or mouth. Rinse it off with plenty of water in case of accidental contact. Avoid covering the treated area with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor.

Some of the common side effects of this medicine include burning, irritation, itching, and redness at the site of application. These side effects are temporary and usually resolve with time. However, if they persist or worsen, let your doctor know. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should discuss with their doctors the safety of the medicine before using it.

Uses of Diflorate Cream

Side effects of Diflorate Cream

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Diflorate

  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Diflorate Cream

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Diflorate Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CAUTION
Diflorate Cream should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • Diflorate Cream is used to treat the redness, swelling, itching, and discomfort of various skin conditions.
  • It should be applied to the affected areas as a thin film two or three times daily, or as advised by your doctor.
  • Don't use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Don't cover the area being treated with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor, as this may increase the risk of side effects.
  • If you think the area of skin you are treating has become infected you should stop using Diflorate Cream and consult your doctor.
  • Consult your doctor if your skin condition has not improved after 2 weeks of treatment.

Patient Concerns

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Allergic skin conditions in leg
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
kindly send the Pictures of affected area.
Ive got tested for hiv after 4 months of possible exposure (not sure if partner was +ve and sex was with condom) and results were negative and its been 6 months till date after the possible exposure now i was suffering from blocked nose wnd difficulty in breathing so i went to a chest specialist and was given total ige" test and the report came +ve with very highly elevated ige levels about 2000 ku/l is there anything to worry and is there any relation between total ige levels and hiv im very stressed once again please help."
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
IgE levels indicate that the conditions is allergic
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FAQs

Q. Does Diflorate work?

Yes Diflorate works best at the dose and duration recommended by the doctor

Q. What does Diflorate treat?

Diflorate treats symptoms of allergic skin reactions (swelling, itching and redness) and inflammatory diseases of the skin like eczema or psoriasis

Q. What is Diflorate cream USP 0.05 used for?

Diflorate usp 0.05 is used to treat allergic skin reactions (swelling, itching and redness) and inflammation.

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References

  1. DailyMed. Diflorasone diacetate [Drug Lable Information]. [Updated 27 Jun. 2012]. [Accessed 03 Feb. 2020]. (online) Available from: External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Diflorasone. [Accessed 03 Feb. 2020] (online) Available from:External Link

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