This medication is a topical corticosteroid, prescribed for atopic dermatitis (eczema), seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis and contact dermatitis in both adults and children. It works by activating natural substances in the skin to reduce swelling, redness, and itching.
It should be applied on the affected areas as a thin layer two or three times daily depending on the severity of the condition.
It comes as a lotion, gel, cream and ointment to apply topically.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of skin infections, cuts, scrapes, measles, tuberculosis, shingles, any allergy, who are taking other medications, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• For external use only; avoid contact with eyes, nose and mouth.
• Avoid excess dosage.
Stinging, burning, irritation, skin inflammation, redness of the skin, condition worsened, peeling of skin, itching and dryness/scaliness.
Serious side effects may occur if too much cream is absorbed through the skin.
Store between 15° and 30° C.
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