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SALIDERM F 0.025%/6%/3% OINTMENT

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Composition for SALIDERM F 0.025%/6%/3% OINTMENT

Fluocinolone(0.025% w/w),Benzoic Acid(6% w/w),Salicylic Acid(3% w/w)

food interaction for SALIDERM F 0.025%/6%/3% OINTMENT

alcohol interaction for SALIDERM F 0.025%/6%/3% OINTMENT

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lactation interaction for SALIDERM F 0.025%/6%/3% OINTMENT

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Saliderm f 0.025%/6%/3% ointment 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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for SALIDERM F 0.025%/6%/3% OINTMENT

Fluocinolone(0.025% w/w)

Uses

Fluocinolone is used in the treatment of allergic disorders and skin disorders.

How it works

Fluocinolone 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
Benzoic Acid(6% w/w)

Uses

Benzoic Acid is used in the treatment of skin infections and fungal infections.

How it works

The exact mechanism is not known; however, benzoic acid may inhibit the growth of fungi on skin surface.

Common side effects

Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Application site redness, Application site irritation, Shortness of breath
Salicylic Acid(3% w/w)

Uses

Salicylic Acid is used in the treatment of acne (pimples).

How it works

Salicylic acid belongs to a class of medication called keratolytics. It works on reducing swelling and redness and thus causing pimples to shrink. It also loosens and softens the dry, scaly skin thus causing it to peel off.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Application site burning, Confusion, Dizziness, Diarrhoea, Shortness of breath, Fatigue, Headache, Hearing loss, Ringing in ear, Skin irritation

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Expert advice for SALIDERM F 0.025%/6%/3% OINTMENT

  • 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 SALIDERM F 0.025%/6%/3% OINTMENT

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.

Benzoic Acid

Q.Is benzoic acid a strong acid?
Benzoic acid is weak acid

Q.Is it soluble in water?
It is not soluble in water

Q.Does benzoic acid have a recognizable odor?
Yes, benzoic acid has characteristic pungent odor.

Salicylic Acid

Q.Is salicylic acid good for acne/acne scars/ skin/hair/genital warts/ remove dark spots/exfoliate skin?
Salicylic acid is part of an acne cream/ointment/solution/gel/shampoo/medicated plaster. It is used for curing acne and its scars. It is also used for dandruff problems. It is not used for lightening the skin or exfoliating it. It is not used to cure genital warts

Q.Does salicylic acid work?
Salicylic acid works best if used for an indication at the dose prescribed by the doctor

Q.Does it expire?
Salicylic acid does expire and should not be used beyond the expiry date

Q.How does salicylic acid work?
Salicylic acid is used as part of an acne cream/ointment/solution/gel/shampoo/medicated plaster. It works on reducing swelling and redness and thus causing pimples to shrink. It also loosens and softens the dry, scaly skin thus causing it to peel off.

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Content on this page was last updated on 01 February, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)