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Fluderm 0.025% Cream


Overview

Introduction of Fluderm Cream

Fluderm 0.025% Cream is a steroid. It is used in the treatment of skin conditions associated with inflammation and itching. It provides relief from swelling, redness and itching in the affected area.

Fluderm 0.025% Cream is for external use only. Do not get it into your mouth or eyes. Clean and dry the affected area and apply it thinly and evenly over the area.

Fluderm 0.025% Cream may cause burning sensation, irritation, itching and redness in some people. These are temporary and usually go away with time. However, if they persist or worsen, or if you experienced any symptoms that you think may be due to the use of this medicine, inform your doctor.

Fluderm Cream side effects

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

How to use Fluderm 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 Fluderm Cream works

Fluderm 0.025% Cream is a steroid. It works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy.

Fluderm Cream related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Fluderm 0.025% 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.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Fluderm 0.025% Cream is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Fluderm 0.025% 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 Fluderm 0.025% Cream and consult your doctor.
  • Consult your doctor if your skin condition has not improved after four weeks of treatment. Do not use it for more than 4 consecutive weeks at a time.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Fluderm

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I have dark sports on my face due to acne and also malesma on sides of my cheek how to get rid
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
apply retino A 0.025% cream at night over dark spot at night for 1 hour
I have few acne scars on my face and also dark circles . Is there any medicated or non medicated cream/lotion available to treat both. I don't want laser or chemical peel. Please give u valuable suggestion.
Dr. Shalini Patodiya
Skin Specialist
For scars you can apply retino-A cream 0.025% at bedtimeFor under eyes you can use wunder eye gel
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FAQs

Q. How to measure the ideal amount of cream (containing Fluderm acetonide) that should be applied?

The amount of topical steroid that you should apply is commonly measured by fingertip units (FTUs). One FTU is the amount of cream or ointment that is squeezed out along an adult's fingertip (that is, from the top end of the finger to the first crease of the finger). As a guide, one FTU is enough to cover an area twice the size of your hand. Your doctor will give you an idea of how many FTUs you will need to cover the area of your skin which is affected.

Q. What is the effect of Fluderm on children?

Children who use topical Fluderm may have an increased risk of side effects including slowed growth and delayed weight gain. Long-term treatment should be avoided in children. Talk to your doctor about the risk of applying this medication on your child’s skin.

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References
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