Used for Psoriasis and Eczema

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Learn more about fluocinolone

What dosages is fluocinolone available in?

What dosages is fluocinolone available in?

fluocinolone is available as a 0.01% topical oil.

What is fluocinolone used for?

What is fluocinolone used for?

fluocinolone is a corticosteroid and is used to treat scalp psoriasis for adults and children over 2 years old, and moderate to severe atopic dermatitis (the most common form of eczema) for adults and children over 3 months old.

How does fluocinolone work?

How does fluocinolone work?

fluocinolone is a topical corticosteroid. It relieves irritation and itching due to skin conditions like psoriasis and eczema by lessening inflammation in the body and calming down the immune system.

How do I take fluocinolone?

How do I take fluocinolone?

fluocinolone is typically applied as a thin layer to the affected area(s) two to three times a day.

Is it safe for me to take fluocinolone?

Is it safe for me to take fluocinolone?

fluocinolone is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you.

fluocinolone Common Side Effects

fluocinolone Common Side Effects

Common side effects of fluocinolone include:

  • Spider veins
  • Skin redness
  • Itching, irritation, or a burning sensation
fluocinolone Serious Side Effects

fluocinolone Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with fluocinolone. Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following.

  • Allergic reactions
  • Weakened immune system (from long-term use)
Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on fluocinolone

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on fluocinolone

  • There are no major drug interactions listed for this medication. However, you should always let your physician and pharmacist know about any other medications or supplements (including prescribed and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and dietary or herbal supplements) that you are currently taking
Who makes fluocinolone?

Who makes fluocinolone?

Various FDA-approved generic manufacturers

Is fluocinolone safe in pregnancy?

Is fluocinolone safe in pregnancy?

fluocinolone should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus. There are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women on teratogenic effects
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