Generic Name : Diflorasone Diacetate Pronunciation : dye-FLOR-a-sone die-ASS-eh-tate Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Inflammatory Agents- Topical ICD Code : Y56.0
International- ApexiCon E. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is a topical corticosteroid, prescribed for inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of skin. It works by reducing skin inflammation. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
Topical- Apply a thin layer to the affected area 1 to 3 times per day. How it should be taken :
It comes as cream to apply topically, as directed by your physician. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of acne-like rash, measles, inflammation of the skin around the mouth, thinning skin, skin infection, or chickenpox, recent vaccination, who are taking other medications, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
* For external use only; avoid contact with eyes. Side Effects :
Most Common - Burning, itching, irritation, dryness, skin inflammation, pimples, eruptions, low pigmentation, maceration of the skin, secondary infection, scar, stripes or lines.
* Avoid excess and long-term use of this medication. Storage Conditions :
Store it at controlled room temperature (20° - 25°C).
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