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Composition for FLUCORT

Fluocinolone(0.025%)

food interaction for FLUCORT

alcohol interaction for FLUCORT

pregnancy interaction for FLUCORT

lactation interaction for FLUCORT

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Flucort skin cream 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Flucort skin cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for FLUCORT

Fluocinolone(0.025%)

Uses

Flucort skin cream is used in the treatment of allergic disorders and skin disorders.

How it works

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

Common side effects

Acne, Allergic reaction, Itching, Burning sensation, Changes in skin color, Dry skin, Swelling of mouth, Shortness of breath, Skin infection, Skin reaction, Generalised rash, Wheezing

Common Dosage for FLUCORT SKIN CREAM

Patients taking FLUCORT SKIN CREAM

  • 68%
    Once A Day
  • 18%
    Twice A Day
  • 9%
    Four Times A Day
  • 5%
    Thrice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for FLUCORT

No substitutes found

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Expert advice for FLUCORT

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for FLUCORT

Fluocinolone

Q.Is fluocinolone a steroid?
Yes, fluocinolone 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

Q.Is fluocinolone safe for infants?
No, fluocinolone is not safe to be used in children less than 18 years of age

Q.Is fluocinolone the same as fluocinonide?
Fluocinolone and fluocinonide are two different drugs belonging to the same class. They are used for the same indications

Q.Can fluocinolone cause hair growth?
Fluocinolone may cause hair growth at the site of application. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor.

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Content on this page was last updated on 07 November, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)