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    Fluocinolone Topical

    Information about Fluocinolone Topical

    Fluocinolone topical uses

    Fluocinolone Topical is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.

    How fluocinolone topical works

    Fluocinolone topical is a topical corticosteroid (anti-inflammatory medicine). It works by reducing redness, itching, and swelling caused by various skin conditions.

    Common side effects of fluocinolone topical

    Skin thinning, Contact dermatitis

    Available Medicine for Fluocinolone Topical

    • ₹175
      Cipla Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹147
      Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹235 to ₹390
      Percos India Pvt Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹25 to ₹40
      Alive Pharmaceutical Pvt Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹34
      AGIO Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹37
      Sysmed Laboratories Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Fluocinolone Topical

    • Ensure that you wash and dry your hands before using fluocinolone solution and clean and dry the affected area before application. 
    • Do not apply the fluocinolone solution on cut, cracked or broken skin or on burnt areas of the skin.
    • Do not apply topical hair oil preparation on face, underarm, or groin unless directed by the physician.
    • Do not apply the product under bandaged or covered areas of the skin.
    • Inform your doctor and discontinue use if you experience itching, skin rashes or other allergic reactions.
    • Avoid getting the fluocinolone oil or solution into your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water and seek immediate medical attention.
    • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
    • Do not use if you are allergic to fluocinolone or any of its ingredients.

    Frequently asked questions for Fluocinolone Topical

    Fluocinolone Topical

    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 fluocinolone the same as fluocinonide?
    Fluocinolone and fluocinonide are two different drugs belonging to the same class. They are used for the same indications
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    Q. Can fluocinolone topical cause hair growth?
    Fluocinolone may cause hair growth at the site of application. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor.

    Content on this page was last updated on 08 September, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)