Fluocinolone is a topical corticosteroid. It is used to treat the dryness, itching, inflammation, redness, crusting, scaling and discomfort of various skin conditions like eczema, dermatitis, allergies and rash.
Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding, if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances, measles, chickenpox, tuberculosis, hardening or thinning of the skin or a skin infection or if you have been recently been vaccinated. Also inform your doctor about your current list of medications.
The common side effects of this drug can include skin problems such as drying, cracking, burning, itching and lightening of skin colour, acne, severe skin rash, difficulty breathing or swallowing, wheezing or signs of skin infections like swelling, redness or oozing pus.
Fluocinolone is available in various forms like shampoo, ointment, solution, cream and oil. It’s a topical medication, which means it’s applied to the skin. It usually is applied two to four times a day, as recommended by the doctor.
Is It safe with alcohol?No interaction found
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Flusil 0.025% cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Flusil 0.025% cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect kidney function?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect liver function?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Below is the list of medicines, which contains Fluocinolone as ingredient
This medication is used for treating redness, itchiness, dryness, crusting and scaling caused by psoriasis and eczema. Fluocinolone is a class of corticosteroids that works by inhibiting prostaglandins and leukotrienes.
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