Brands, Medical Use, Clinical Data
- Anti-Allergic Agents
- Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Brands / Synonyms
Bestasone; Biscosal; Cortalar; Flucinar; Fluocinolide; Fluocinolide acetate; Fluocinolone acetonide acetate; Fluocinonide Emulsified Base; Fluocinonide [USAN:BAN:INN:JAN]; Fluocinonido [INN-Spanish]; Fluocinonidum [INN-Latin]; Fluzon; Lidex; Lidex E; Metosyn; Straderm; Synalar acetate; Topsymin; Topsyn; Vanos
A topical anti-inflammatory product for the relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.
Mechanism of Action
The extent of percutaneous absorption of topical corticosteroids is determined by many factors including the vehicle, the integrity of the epidermal barrier, and the use of occlusive dressings.
Side effects may include acne-like eruptions, burning, dryness, excessive hair growth, infection of the skin, irritation, itching, lack of skin color, prickly heat, skin inflammation, skin loss or softening, stretch marks
Biotrnasformation / Drug Metabolism
Topical corticosteroids are contraindicated in those patients with a history of hypersensitivity to any of the
components of the preparation.
No information provided.