Flucort H 0.1% (20 gm)
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|Generic Name||Fluocinolone Acetonide|
About the drug:
Fluocinolone Acetonide is the main active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Flucort H. Fluocinolone Acetonide belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroid. This drug is used treats the dermatitis and the variety of skin diseases.
Uses of the drug:
Fluocinolone Acetonide Cream is a topical steroid used to treat various kinds of skin conditions such as Eczema, dermatitis, allergies, inflammation, itching, rash, and psoriasis.
Working of the drug:
Fluocinolone Acetonide belongs to a class of drugs called corticosteroid. Fluocinolone in Flucort H Cream is absorbed through the skin into inflammatory cells and stops the production of inflammatory chemicals, that induces inflammation. It also narrows and constricts blood vessels that have become widened, allowing other inflammatory cells into the skin to escalate the inflammatory response. These combined actions reduce swelling, redness, itching, and other symptoms associated with inflammation of the skin and controls the crusting and flaking of the scalp.
Flucort H is manufactured by Glenmark, India. This drug is available on our website under various different pack sizes. To buy Flucort H–0.1% (20 gm) Cream online, visit alldaychemist.com.
Dosage form and strengths:
The drug is available in the form of a Cream under the following brand name and strength on our website:
- Flucort H – 0.1% (20 gm) Cream
- Flucort – 0.025% (20 gm) Cream
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Before you take the drug:
Do not take the drug if you:
Are hypersensitive to this active ingredient Fluocinolone Acetonide or any other ingredient of the medicine
- Have skin ulcer, wounds, or burns on the skin
- Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant in the near future
- Are a breastfeeding woman
Tell your doctor if you:
Ever had an allergic reaction to any medicine
- Have any skin problem
- Have a problem of acne
- Have a hepatic failure
- Have a problem of thinning skin
How much to take the drug?
The dosage depends upon your weight, age, your medical history and your response to the treatment. Therefore, the correct dose will be decided by your doctor. Take the dose exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Never applied this medicine in a large quantity.
How to take the drug?
Apply a small amount of this medicine to the affected area. Gently rub the medicine until it is well distributed. Wash your hands after applying this cream. Do not cover the areas with other dressings unless advised to do so by your doctor. Do not mix Fucort H cream with other medications.
For how long to take it?
You should take the dose until you complete the prescription. Do not stop taking the dose even if you feel better. You should complete the prescribed dose.
In case of an overdose, call your doctor immediately, or get emergency medical attention.
If you miss a the application of Fluocinolone Acetonide, then take it as soon as you remember, unless it is time to apply the next dose. Do not apply a double dose.
Side effects of the drug:
Headache, nausea, acne irruption, and rash are the common side effects of FluocinoloneAcetonide. If any of these effects continuing for a long time or the condition become uncontrolled, contact your doctor immediately.
Fluocinolone Acetonide may rarely cause serious side effects such as: burning, dry scalp, heat rash, hypopigmentation, irritation, itching, secondary skin infection, stretch marks.
Common drug interactions:
You must let your doctor know about your medical history in advance and always take the list of all medications with you, which you may be using, especially these ones: prednisone, hydrocortisone, cyclosporine. However, this is not a complete information as mentioning all the details for this drug is quite difficult. There may be other medications that may show interaction. Never start a new medication with consulting a doctor.
Things to remember:
- Do not use this medication for any other disease without consulting with the doctor
- Do not share this medicine with anyone else, even if they have similar symptoms as you are having
- In case you do not feel better and cured after completing the medication, then consult your doctor immediately
- Store the medicine at room temperature. Do not freeze it