Why use Flucort-H-0.1% (20gm)?
Flucort-H is a potent corticosteroid. It effectively stops the production of prostaglandins and leukotriene in the body that causes itching and swelling. It is readily absorbed through the skin and into the inflammatory cells. Flucort-H-0.1% (20gm) is available here at various pack sizes at a very reasonable price.
How does Flucort-H-0.1% (20gm) work?
Flucort-H-0.1% (20gm) contains Fluocinolone Acetonide as its active ingredient. It belongs to the group known as a corticosteroid. Flucort-H is a medium-strength corticosteroid. It acts inside the skin cells and decreases the production of enzymes in the body that causes itching, swelling and redness.
How to use Flucort-H-0.1% (20gm)?
Flucort-H is a topical cream that you need to apply directly to the affected skin. Before applying, wash the affected area then pat it dry. Apply a liberal amount of the cream on the skin and gently massage it until it has all disappeared. Apply Flucort-H-0.1% (20gm) not more than twice a day. If you are using other creams and ointment, leave about half an hour before applying each one. Your condition should be improved during the first 2 weeks of your treatment. Flucort-H-0.1% (20gm) is for long-term or short-term treatment. The duration of your therapy depends on your condition.
What are the side effects of Flucort-H-0.1% (20gm)?
Flucort-H-0.1% (20gm) has few side effects like any other topical cream. The most common side effects are:
- Changes in the skin color
- Blurred vision
- Thinning of the skin
- Stretch marks
- Contact dermatitis
If you will experience side effects not mentioned above, consult your doctor right away.
Warnings and Precautions
Things to remember when using Flucort-H-0.1% (20gm):
- Do not use Flucort-H on the face unless you are told to do so.
- Over-use of this product may result in the weakening of the skin and other side effects.
- Do not use this product if you are allergic to its active ingredient.
- Do not use Flucort-H to treat rosacea and perioral dermatitis.
- This product is not suitable for use by children.