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What is fluocinonide used for?

What is fluocinonide used for?

Fluocinonide: Lidex (fluocinonide) gel is a topical corticosteroid that can decrease inflammation, itching, dryness and redness of skin. It may be used for treating conditions such as psoriais, atopic dermatitis, eczema, lichen planus, inflammatory dermatoses, mild burns. It can be used adjunctively for serorrheic dermatitis, alopecia areata, disidrosis, nodular puririgo, etc. ...Read more

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Fluocinonide (Definition)

Fluocinonide is "high-potency" topical corticosteroid used in the treatment of eczema, seborrhoeic dermatitis, bites, skin allergies etc. It can come as a cream, ...Read more


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Please describe the medication: fluocinonide?

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Please describe the medication: fluocinonide?

Fluocinonide: Fluocinonide is "high-potency" topical corticosteroid used in the treatment of eczema, seborrhoeic dermatitis, bites, skin allergies etc. It can come as a cream, lotion, solution or gel. ...Read more

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What is fluocinonide cream for?

What is fluocinonide cream for?

Fluocinonide: Lidex (fluocinonide) gel is a topical corticosteroid that can decrease inflammation, itching, dryness and redness of skin. It may be used for treating conditions such as psoriais, atopic dermatitis, eczema, lichen planus, inflammatory dermatoses, mild burns. It can be used adjunctively for serorrheic dermatitis, alopecia areata, disidrosis, nodular puririgo, etc. ...Read more

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Can fluocinonide be used on hemmorhoids?

Can fluocinonide be used on hemmorhoids?

Hemmorhoids: I have not heard of that cream being used we use other topical steroids it is a very common problem, not to worry. Can be related to either constipation or diarrhea. Hemorrhoids should be evaluated by a colo-rectal or general surgeon you will require dietary, bathroom habit modifications and sometimes office based procedures if medical management is ineffective such as sitz baths, creams. ...Read more

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How will fluocinonide ointment affect a fetus?

How will fluocinonide ointment affect a fetus?

It should not: Fluocinonide is a steroid, and when used sparingly as a cream or ointment (usually for an inflammatory-type rash), it should have no effect on pregnancy. To be totally safe, most ob/gyns will ask you to wait until the end of the 1st trimester to use these medications. ...Read more

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Will fluocinonide elp removng psoriasis scales?

Will  fluocinonide elp removng psoriasis scales?

Yes: Fluocinonide is a high potency steroid frequently used for treatment of psoriasis and can be expected to decrease scale, reduce redness, and help with itch and irritation when used as directed. ...Read more

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How effective is fluocinonide (Vanos) for treating sarcoidosis?

How effective is fluocinonide (Vanos) for treating sarcoidosis?

Here are some...: There was a similar Q about Colbex; the answer to Colebex is totally applicable for fluocinonide (Vanos). Both are potent topical corticosteroid for itchy skin from eczema including atopic dermatitis, allergies, psoriasis, rashes, etc. Sarcoidosis is a systemic disease; systemic use of steroid is a part of general measure treating a slew of diseases with vague etiology. More? Ask the treating doc. ...Read more

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Lidex (Definition)

Lidex is a high strength steroid which is a kind of ...Read more