FAQs ABOUT PRAISCORT E OINTMENT
What is PRAISCORT E OINTMENT used for?
PRAISCORT E OINTMENT is used to relieve itching and inflammatory conditions of corticosteroid-responsive skin diseases (dermatoses) such as seborrheic otitis externa (ear infection), dermatitis (skin inflammation) including allergic contact dermatitis (itchy skin rash due to allergies), winter dermatitis (a skin disease that occurs during winter), eczema (a dry, itchy, inflamed skin condition), psoriasis (a skin disorder with raised, rough, reddened areas covered with dry, fine silvery scales) and diaper rash. Contact your doctor before applying PRAISCORT E OINTMENT.
How to use PRAISCORT E OINTMENT?
Apply PRAISCORT E OINTMENT as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. Wash your hands with soap and water and apply a thin layer of the medicine to the affected area of the skin and rub it gently. Do not apply it to the eyes. Do not wrap or cover the skin with a bandage unless advised by the doctor.
Is PRAISCORT E OINTMENT safe in pregnancy?
PRAISCORT E OINTMENT should be used during pregnancy only if necessary. Contact your doctor before applying PRAISCORT E OINTMENT.
Can I stop using PRAISCORT E OINTMENT?
This medicine should not be stopped suddenly. You may notice the return of symptoms within a few days if you stop applying the medicine.
What happens if I applied PRAISCORT E OINTMENT in excess?
If you use an excessive amount of PRAISCORT E OINTMENT than prescribed, it may get absorbed through the skin, cause side effects such as reversible hypothalamic pituitary adrenal (HPA) axis suppression, symptoms of Cushing’s syndrome such as weight gain, thin arms and legs, round face, etc., high blood sugar levels, and glucose in urine.