Generic Name : Amcinonide Pronunciation : am SIN oh nide Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Inflammatory Agents- Topical ICD Code : Y56.0
International- Cyclocort. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is a topical glucocorticoid, prescribed for skin inflammation and itching. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
Topical- Apply a thin layer over the affected area 2 to 3 times per day. How it should be taken :
It comes as cream and ointment to apply topically as directed by your physician. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of skin infection, thinning of the skin, measles, tuberculosis, chickenpox, recent vaccination, any allergy, children, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
* For external use only; avoid contact with eyes or mouth. Side Effects :
Skin - Burning, itching, irritation, dryness, inflammation of hair follicles, skin eruptions, skin inflammation, scars, allergic contact dermatitis, maceration of the skin, secondary infection, sweat rash, facial rash.
* Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store it at controlled room temperature (15°- 30°C).
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