FLUCORT SKIN CREAM

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for FLUCORT 0.025% CREAM

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Primarily used for

Allergic Disorders, skin disorders
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Driving
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20 GM in 1 tube
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Substitutes for FLUCORT

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of FLUCORT CREAM

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Uses of FLUCORT CREAM

Flucort skin cream is used in the treatment of allergic disorders and skin disorders.
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Side effects of FLUCORT CREAM

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 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 CREAM 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 CREAM

Expert advice for FLUCORT CREAM

  • 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for FLUCORT SKIN CREAM
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Flucort skin cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
SAFE
There is no interaction between renal impairment and consumi
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for FLUCORT 0.025% CREAM

Frequently asked questions for 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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