Flucort-N Cream

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Introduction

Flucort-N Cream is a combination of two medicines that effectively treats skin infections. It minimizes symptoms of inflammation such as redness, swelling, and itching. It also kills infection-causing microorganisms.

Flucort-N Cream is only meant for external use and should be used as advised by your doctor. You should normally wash and dry the affected area before applying a thin layer of the medicine. 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.

Using of the medicine may cause burning sensation, irritation, redness, and swelling at the site of application. These are temporary and usually go away with time. However, if they persist or worsen, let your doctor know. The medicine is not recommended for pregnant women. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctors before using this medicine.

Uses of Flucort-N Cream

Benefits of Flucort-N Cream

In Treatment of Skin infections

It also helps treat and control skin infections caused by bacteria such as acne, impetigo (red sores on face), infection in the hair follicle, atopic dermatitis (dry, itchy skin), etc. It provides relief from pain, swelling, redness, or itching due to infection and speeds up the healing process. You may notice your skin starting to get better within 4-5 days. Keep using Flucort-N Cream for as long as it is prescribed.

Side effects of Flucort-N 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 Flucort-N

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

How to use Flucort-N 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.

How Flucort-N Cream works

Flucort-N Cream is a combination of two medicines: Fluocinolone acetonide and Neomycin which treat skin infections. Fluocinolone acetonide is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Neomycin is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Flucort-N 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
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Flucort-N Cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Flucort-N Cream must be applied as a thin layer on the affected area as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not use this medicine more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Before each application, wash the affected area with soap and water and dry well. 
  • Avoid getting it in the eyes, mouth or nose. Rinse with cold water if you accidentally get it in these areas.
  • Do not 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.
  • Inform your doctor if the treated skin area does not improve after 2-4 weeks of treatment.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA

Patient Concerns

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In which case Flucort ointment is applied
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
There are many conditions in which it should be used or avoided
Can i use Flucort-h" creme for vaginal itching?"
Dr. Suman Rao
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
It's a steroid cream. Should not be used. Get yourself examined by a Gynae and then take treatment
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References

  1. DailyMed. Fluocinolone acetonide+Neomycin. [Accessed 29 apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. PubChem. Fluocinolone acetonide. [Accessed 29 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Neomycin. [Accessed 31 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited, B/2, Mahalaxmi Chambers, 22, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai – 400 026.
Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: November, 2021

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