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Amcinonide - Indications, Dosage, Side Effects and Precautions

Last Updated on Mar 30, 2012
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Information about Amcinonide

Generic Name : Amcinonide
Pronunciation : am SIN oh nide
Latest prescription information about Amcinonide. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its storage instructions . Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y56.0 | Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Inflammatory Agents- Topical
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Trade Names/Brand Names of Amcinonide

International- Cyclocort.
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Why is Amcinonide Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a topical glucocorticoid, prescribed for skin inflammation and itching. 

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When should Amcinonide not be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Amcinonide?

Topical- Apply a thin layer over the affected area 2 to 3 times per day.

How should Amcinonide be taken?

It comes as cream and ointment to apply topically as directed by your physician.

What are the warnings and precautions for Amcinonide?

• 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.

What are the side effects of Amcinonide?

   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.

What are the other precautions for Amcinonide?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Amcinonide?

Store it at controlled room temperature (15- 30C).




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