Flucort Forte 0.025% w/v Lotion

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Flucort Forte 0.025% w/v Lotion

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Primarily used for

Allergic disorders, Skin disorders
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Pregnancy
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30 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Flucort Forte Lotion

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Uses of Flucort Forte Lotion

Flucort Forte 0.025% w/v Lotion is used in the treatment of Allergic disorders and skin disorders.
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Side effects of Flucort Forte Lotion

Common

Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Increased blood pressure, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Behavioural changes, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract.

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How to use Flucort Forte Lotion

This medicine is for external use only. Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Shake it well and apply to the area evenly.

How Flucort Forte Lotion works

Fluocinolone belongs to a group of medicines called as steroids. It prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation..

In Depth Information on Flucort Forte Lotion

Expert advice for Flucort Forte Lotion

  • Do not take fluocinolone, if you are allergic to it or to any other content in the medicine.
  • Do not take fluocinolone, if you have any infection in and around your eye; glaucoma (increased pressure inside your eye).
  • Inform your doctor before taking the medicine, if you have had herpes infection of the eye in the past.
  • Avoid using fluocinolone, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery after taking fluocinolone because it may cause temporary vision blurring.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Flucort Forte 0.025% w/v Lotion
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Flucort Forte 0.025% w/v Lotion may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Flucort Forte 0.025% w/v Lotion is safe to use during lactat
ion. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
Flucort Forte 0.025% w/v Lotion may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
SAFE
Flucort Forte 0.025% w/v Lotion is safe to use in patients w
ith kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Flucort Forte 0.025% w/v Lotion is recommended.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Flucort Forte 0.025% w/v Lotion

Frequently asked questions for Fluocinolone

Yes, Flucort forte is a steroid drug
Q. Is available or sold over the counter?
No, fluocinolone is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter
Q. Is used for acne or psoriasis?
Fluocinolone is used for skin infections, acne, psoriasis or eye infections
No, Flucort forte is not safe to be used in children less than 18 years of age
Flucort forte and fluocinonide are two different drugs belonging to the same class. They are used for the same indications
Flucort forte may cause hair growth at the site of application. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor.
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Substitutes for Flucort Forte

No substitutes found for this medicine
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