What is Fluocortolone used for?

What is Fluocortolone used for?

About fluocortolone A topical steroid is used when patches of eczema or dermatitis flare up. Fluocortolone relieves the symptoms of a flare-up by reducing inflammation, itching and redness. It is not a cure for the condition, but it will help to relieve the symptoms.

How do you use Ultraproct suppositories?

Ultraproct suppositories are to be inserted into the rectum only. One suppository should be used after each bowel movement for five to seven days. This can be increased to two or three times a day if the symptoms are severe. After one week a suppository should be inserted every other day for a further week.

How long is it safe to use steroid cream?

Most people need to use hydrocortisone treatments once or twice a day for 1 to 2 weeks. But if you buy it from a pharmacy or shop, do not use it for more than 1 week, talk to a doctor first. Never put hydrocortisone on your face unless your doctor says it’s OK and has given you a prescription for it.

Do steroid creams have side effects?

The most common side effect of topical corticosteroids is a burning or stinging sensation when the medicine is applied. However, this usually improves as your skin gets used to the treatment. Less common side effects can include: worsening or speading of a skin infection you already have.

Is pimecrolimus safe for face?

You can apply pimecrolimus to all affected skin surfaces including your head, face, and neck. Rub the cream into your skin gently and completely. Wash your hands with soap and water to remove any leftover pimecrolimus cream.

Is pimecrolimus cream safe?

Pimecrolimus may be associated with a higher risk of viral skin infection and with systemic adverse effects in children. Long-term adverse effects are as yet unknown, and there are concerns that using topical pimecrolimus might be linked to skin cancer or lymphoma.