Flucort Skin Cream 20gm

Skin Infections Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

FLUCORT SKIN CREAM contains Fluocinolone which belongs to the group of medicines called Corticosteroids. It is indicated for the relief of the inflammatory and pruritic (irritating, itchy) symptoms of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses (skin conditions that can be treated with corticosteroid medicines).

Before using FLUCORT SKIN CREAM, inform your doctor if you have any skin infections or if you are using any other medicines. FLUCORT SKIN CREAM should be used in pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the baby and should be used with caution in breastfeeding women.

Caution should be exercised while using FLUCORT SKIN CREAM in children so, consult your child’s doctor for advice. Patients may experience local reactions like burning, itching, irritation, dryness, etc. Contact your doctor if any of the symptoms worsen over time.

USES OF FLUCORT SKIN CREAM

  • Used to relieve the inflammatory and pruritic symptoms of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses

HOW FLUCORT SKIN CREAM WORKS

FLUCORT SKIN CREAM reduces the swelling and constriction of the blood vessels by inhibiting the factors that cause swelling and inflammation. It also blocks the pathway of certain substances that cause inflammation (prostaglandins).

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always apply FLUCORT SKIN CREAM as directed by your physician. Apply a thin film of FLUCORT SKIN CREAM over the affected area. It is for external use only. Avoid applying this medicine around your eyes, including eyelids, nose and mouth.

In hairy sites, the hair should be parted to allow direct contact with the affected area. Wash hands before and after the application of FLUCORT SKIN CREAM. Your doctor will decide the right dose and duration of FLUCORT SKIN CREAM treatment depending on your age, weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF FLUCORT SKIN CREAM

RARE

Stop using FLUCORT SKIN CREAM and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • HPA axis suppression (detected by certain tests)
  • skin irritation

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Skin irritation:

Pat or tap your skin rather scratching it and hold something cool on your skin, like a damp towel. Have cool or warm baths or showers. Keep your nails clean, short and smooth and wear loose cotton clothing. If symptom persists, contact your doctor.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

FLUCORT SKIN CREAM should be used with caution in pregnant women only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the baby. Consult your doctor before using it.

BREASTFEEDING

FLUCORT SKIN CREAM should be used with caution in breast-feeding women. Consult your doctor before using it.

ALLERGY

Do not use FLUCORT SKIN CREAM if you are allergic to Fluocinolone or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

Use in Pediatrics:

FLUCORT SKIN CREAM should be used with caution in children. Parents of children should not use tight-fitting diapers or plastic pants on a child being treated in the diaper area, as these garments may constitute occlusive dressings. Consult your child’s doctor for advice.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug – Drug Interactions:

Before using FLUCORT SKIN CREAM, inform your doctor if you are using, have used or might use any other medicine, including prescription, non-prescription or any herbal medicine.

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally use too much of FLUCORT SKIN CREAM, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdose include Cushing’s syndrome (extreme tiredness, muscle weakness, headaches), hyperglycaemia or glucosuria (increased thirst and frequency of urination, dry mouth, blurred vision, tiredness).

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Fluocinolone
Pharmacological Category :   Corticosteroids
Therapeutic Indication :   Inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses
Dosage Forms :   Shampoo, Cream, Lotion, Gel, Ointment

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep FLUCORT SKIN CREAM out of reach of children
  • Store between 15°C - 25°C

FAQs ABOUT FLUCORT SKIN CREAM

What if I forget to apply a dose of FLUCORT SKIN CREAM?

If you forget to apply a dose of FLUCORT SKIN CREAM, do it as soon as you remember. However, omit that dose if it's almost time for the next one. Do not apply a double quantity of FLUCORT SKIN CREAM to make up for the missed dose.

What if FLUCORT SKIN CREAM accidentally gets into my eyes, mouth or nose?

Avoid getting FLUCORT SKIN CREAM into your eyes, mouth or nose. In case it comes in contact with these areas accidentally, wash with water thoroughly. See your doctor if any discomfort occurs.

Can FLUCORT SKIN CREAM affect overall health?

Patients receiving a large dose of FLUCORT SKIN CREAM either by applying to a large area or having covered dressings can absorb the medicine in a sufficient amount which can cause HPA axis suppression, Cushing's syndrome and intracranial hypertension, for which you will be evaluated periodically.

Can FLUCORT SKIN CREAM be used by pregnant and breast-feeding women?

FLUCORT SKIN CREAM should be used in pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the baby and should be used with caution in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before using it.

Can FLUCORT SKIN CREAM be used in children?

FLUCORT SKIN CREAM should be used with caution in children. Parents of children should not use tight-fitting diapers or plastic pants on a child being treated in the diaper area, as these garments may constitute occlusive dressings. Consult your child’s doctor for advice.

REFERENCES

1. KD. Tripathi. Drugs Acting on Skin and Mucous Membranes. Essentials of medical pharmacology. Eighth edition. 2019. Page – 895.

2. PubChem Compound Summary for CID 6215, Fluocinolone acetonide. National Center for Biotechnology Information. PubChem. [Accessed on 16th June 2022]. https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Fluocinolone-acetonide#section=Mechanism-of-Action

3. KANEE B. Clinical studies with topical fluocinolone acetonide in the treatment of various dermatoses. NIH National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. PubMed Central. May 1963. [Accessed on 16th June 2022]. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1921315/pdf/canmedaj00996-0011.pdf

4. IGI Laboratories, Inc. U.S. Food & Drug Administration. [Revised in November 2012] [Accessed on 16th June 2022]. https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2012/015296s064lbl.pdf

5. Teligent Pharma, Inc. Fluocinolone Acetonide Topical Solution USP, 0.01%. Dailymed. [Revised in June 2018]. [Accessed on 16th June 2022]. https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/fda/fdaDrugXsl.cfm?setid=b859bc63-a9e3-4a6d-a3f7-711b4eeaba63&type=display#pediatric

6. E. FOUGERA & CO. FLUOCINOLONE ACETONIDE OINTMENT, USP, 0.025%. Dailymed. [Revised in September 2020] [Accessed on 16th June 2022]. https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/fda/fdaDrugXsl.cfm?setid=49552e29-7813-4726-b15d-63bd975b6588&type=display

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Urinary free cortisol test
  • ACTH stimulation test

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Shelf Life
    36 Months
    Item Weight
    30 g
    Ingredient
    FLUOCINOLONE ACETONIDE 0.025%W/W
    Hsn Code
    30043200
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Flucort Skin Cream 20gm

Flucort Skin Cream 20gm Mkt: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

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