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Dr. Al Hegab
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Cordran (Overview)

Cordran is a medium strength steroid which is a kind of topical steroid (skin-related medication).


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Why is cordran tape seem to be the only thing that works on my skin to clear it up.?

Why is cordran tape seem to be the only thing that works on my skin to clear it up.?

Steoid & occlusive.: As discussed in a prior answer, an occlusive dressing over a corticosteroid multiplies the concentration of that steroid up to a factor of ten. Cordran tape contains a fluoridated corticosteroid, one of the most potent available. Surgeons or dermatologist generally use this. As with any steroid, it can cause thinning, atrophy, easy bruising of the skin. Caution, stay away from face and neck. ...Read more

Dr. Al Hegab
10 doctors shared insights

Cordran (Overview)

Cordran is a medium strength steroid which is a kind of topical steroid (skin-related medication).


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Will cordran tape work for wrinkles?

Will cordran tape work for wrinkles?

Pathologically...: As discussed in a prior answer, an occlusive dressing over a corticosteroid multiplies the concentration of that steroid up to a factor of ten. Cordran tape contains a fluoridated corticosteroid, one of the most potent available. Surgeons or dermatologist generally use this. As with any steroid, it can cause thinning, atrophy, easy bruising of the skin. Caution, stay away from face and neck. ...Read more

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Is cordran tape the only thing that works on my skin to clear it up.?

Is cordran tape the only thing that works on my skin to clear it up.?

Probably not: If your skin improves with cordan tape then you should respond to other steroids. You may need to change the way you apply a cream, gel or ointment. Your dermatologist should be able to help you with this. ...Read more

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Why is cordran tape seem to be the only thing that works on my skin to clear it up.?

Steoid & occlusive.: As discussed in a prior answer, an occlusive dressing over a corticosteroid multiplies the concentration of that steroid up to a factor of ten. Cordran tape contains a fluoridated corticosteroid, one of the most potent available. Surgeons or dermatologist generally use this. As with any steroid, it can cause thinning, atrophy, easy bruising of the skin. Caution, stay away from face and neck. ...Read more

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How soon after a surgery could I used cordran tape?

How soon after a surgery could I used cordran tape?

Cordran tape: F from NJ asks: How soon after a surgery could I used cordran tape? ANS: if if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding do not use this as may affect your baby. This is a question only a Dr. who knows you can answer as they know all of the other issues that need to be considered before using this tape. Go to drugs.com & look up so u can give them the information needed ...Read more

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Will cordran tape work for wrinkles?

Pathologically...: As discussed in a prior answer, an occlusive dressing over a corticosteroid multiplies the concentration of that steroid up to a factor of ten. Cordran tape contains a fluoridated corticosteroid, one of the most potent available. Surgeons or dermatologist generally use this. As with any steroid, it can cause thinning, atrophy, easy bruising of the skin. Caution, stay away from face and neck. ...Read more

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Has anyone ever tried using cordran tape for wrinkles?

Has anyone ever tried using cordran tape for wrinkles?

Wrinkles and Tape: Cordran tape (flurandrenolide tape) is a steroid medicated bandage that might have some value in the treatment of inflammatory conditions of the skin. As a stand alone treatment, topical steroids are not an effective treatment for wrinkles. Some topical skin creams, including some with retin-a, have steroids in them to help reduce the reactive inflammation that goes along with Retin-A treatment. ...Read more

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What to know before trying using cordran tape for wrinkles (aging) ?

Wrinkles: Tape does not fix wrinkles. Treatments for wrinkles include skin resurfacing procedures, neurotoxins and fillers. ...Read more

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