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Flucort Lotion 0.01% 15ml

Manufacturer/Marketer

DR JOHNS LAB

Consume Type

TOPICAL

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Prescription Required
Product Details

About Flucort Lotion 0.01% 15ml

Flucort Lotion 0.01% 15ml belongs to the class of medications called ‘Corticosteroids’ used to treat inflammation and itching caused by skin conditions such as seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema and dermatitis. Seborrheic dermatitis is the inflammation of the oily glands present in the skin. Psoriasis is an autoimmune disorder that results in itchy and scaly rashes on the skin. Eczema is the red and itchy rashes on the skin that occur due to allergens such as pollen, food or other irritants. Dermatitis is a generalized term for inflammation of the skin. 

Flucort Lotion 0.01% 15ml contains ‘fluocinolone acetonide’ which belongs to the class of ‘corticosteroids’. It reduces the release of inflammatory mediators (chemicals that cause inflammation). It causes constriction of blood vessels decreasing the access of cells to the site of injury. This effect helps in reducing the swelling, pain, itching and discomfort.

Flucort Lotion 0.01% 15ml is for topical use. You should take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor. The common side-effects of Flucort Lotion 0.01% 15ml are burning or itching sensation at the site of application, body aches or pain, cough, sore throat, fever, headache, lightening of normal skin colour or treated areas of dark skin, stuffy or runny nose, tender, swollen glands in the neck, trouble swallowing, unusual tiredness or weakness and voice changes.

Do not take Flucort Lotion 0.01% 15ml if you are allergic to ‘fluocinolone acetonide’ or any ingredients present in it. Before taking Flucort Lotion 0.01% 15ml, inform your doctor if you have any skin infection, history of reaction to any steroid, liver disease or an adrenal gland disorder. Inform your doctor if you are taking prescription, non-prescription medicines, herbal products or dietary supplements. Also, tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Uses of Flucort Lotion 0.01% 15ml

Seborrheic dermatitis, Psoriasis, Eczema

Medicinal Benefits

Flucort Lotion 0.01% 15ml contains ‘fluocinolone acetonide’ which belongs to the class of ‘corticosteroids’. It is effectively used to treat various inflammatory, allergic and autoimmune diseases. It works by interfering with the inflammation process. It reduces the release of chemicals that cause inflammation. It causes constriction (narrowing) of blood vessels, decreasing the access of cells to the site of injury. This effect helps in reducing the swelling, redness, itching and discomfort.

Directions for Use

Use Flucort Lotion 0.01% 15ml as recommended by your doctor. Clean and dry the affected area. Then, apply a thin layer of Flucort Lotion 0.01% 15ml to the affected area. Wash your hands before and after use. Make sure that Flucort Lotion 0.01% 15ml does not get into the eyes. If it gets into the eyes accidentally, rinse with water thoroughly. Do not apply to broken skin or open wounds.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Flucort Lotion 0.01% 15ml

  • Burning or itching sensation at the site of application
  • Body aches or pain
  • Cough
  • Sore throat
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Hoarseness
  • Lightening of normal skin colour or treated areas of dark skin
  • Stuffy or runny nose
  • Tender
  • Swollen glands in the neck
  • Trouble swallowing
  • Unusual tiredness or weakness
  • Voice changes

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Flucort Lotion 0.01% 15ml should not be applied to damaged skin or open wounds. It should be used with caution in children as it may delay growth. It can increase your risk of infections as it can suppress the immune system. It should be used with caution in patients with diabetes, liver disease and skin infections. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Drug Interactions

Drug-drug interactions: Flucort Lotion 0.01% 15ml should not be used along with medicine used for diabetes insipidus (desmopressin). It increases the risk of a severe decrease in sodium levels in the blood. It may also interact with blood thinners (nadroparin and bemiparin) and increase the risk of bleeding. When used in combination with a drug that stimulates the immune system (sargramostim), it increases the risk of side effects. Combining a medication used for the diagnosis of growth hormone deficiency (macimorelin) causes false-positive or false-negative results in the diagnosis of adult growth hormone deficiency.

Drug-food interactions: No interactions found.

Drug-disease interactions: Flucort Lotion 0.01% 15ml should be used with caution in patients with skin infections, liver disease, adrenal gland disorder, and diabetes.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

  • DESMOPRESSIN
  • MACIMORELIN
  • NADROPARIN
  • BEMIPARIN
  • SARGRAMOSTIM
  • Safety Advice

    • Safety Warning

      Alcohol

      caution

      Consumption of alcohol may increase the risk of side-effects.

    • Safety Warning

      Pregnancy

      unsafe

      Flucort Lotion 0.01% 15ml is a category C medicine. It should be used with caution in pregnant women as it may harm the unborn baby.

    • Safety Warning

      Breast Feeding

      caution

      Flucort Lotion 0.01% 15ml may get excreted in the breast milk. So, it should be used with caution in breastfeeding mothers.

    • Safety Warning

      Driving

      safe if prescribed

      Flucort Lotion 0.01% 15ml may not affect the ability to drive.

    • Safety Warning

      Liver

      caution

      Flucort Lotion 0.01% 15ml should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases. Dose adjustments may be necessary.

    • Safety Warning

      Kidney

      caution

      Flucort Lotion 0.01% 15ml should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases. Dose adjustments may be necessary.

    • Safety Warning

      Children

      caution

      Flucort Lotion 0.01% 15ml should be used with caution in children as it may affect growth.

    Habit Forming

    No

    Diet & Lifestyle Advise

    • Eat a healthy and balanced diet and make sure you sleep at least 8 hours a day for a speedy recovery.
    • Include heart-healthy omega 3 fatty acid containing food drinks in your daily diet. You can also use low-fat cooking oil like olive oil, soybean oil, canola oil and coconut oil.
    • Avoid contact with any person who is having chickenpox, measles, tuberculosis as it might cause you the same infection as Flucort Lotion 0.01% 15ml makes your body prone to infections.
    • Opt for food and drinks high in Omega 3 fatty acid to get relief from pain, swelling and inflammation. Omega 3 fatty acid-enriched foods include flaxseeds, walnut, soybean oil, salmon and tuna fish if you prefer non-veg.
    • Prefer more whole foods and grains instead of processed ones. Limiting starch may also help decrease inflammation.
    • Avoid intake of processed foods, foods high in sugar and fat, as these may cause inflammation.
    • Try to fill half your food plate with fruits and veggies.
    • Limit salt intake and prefer herbs or spices like garlic, ginger and turmeric, a natural anti-inflammatory.
    • Avoid alcohol as it can affect your stomach and intestine and limit the absorption of the important nutrients required by your body.

    Special Advise

    • Do not use if there is an infection or sore in the area to be treated.
    • Though it is unlikely, Flucort Lotion 0.01% 15ml may temporarily slow down a child's growth if used for a long time. See the doctor regularly so your child's height can be checked.

    Other Information (FLU0047)

    This item is Not Returnable.

    Expires on or after - Sep-23

    Patients Concern

    Disease/Condition Glossary

    Seborrheic dermatitis: Seborrheic dermatitis is a skin condition that causes an itchy rash with dry, flaky scales on the skin that contains oil glands such as the scalp, face, back, and upper chest.

    Psoriasis: An autoimmune (immune system attacks healthy cells) skin disorder in which the skin becomes scaly, swelled up, and itchy.

    Dermatitis: It is a skin condition that causes itchy, dry skin, or a rash on swollen, reddened skin.

    Eczema: It is also called atopic dermatitis. It is a condition in which red and itchy rashes are seen on the skin, especially on the arms. It occurs due to allergens such as pollen, any foods, or other irritants such as soap.

    FAQs

    Flucort Lotion 0.01% 15ml is a corticosteroid used in the treatment of inflammatory skin conditions. It also has antipruritic properties (reduce itching). It reduces the release of chemicals that causes inflammation, thereby reducing redness, swelling and itching of the skin.

    While taking Flucort Lotion 0.01% 15ml, do not contact anyone who has shingles, chickenpox or measles. If you accidentally come in contact with any person having them, please inform your doctor immediately as it requires special treatment if you have not had these illnesses.

    Do not use for longer-term unless prescribed by your doctor as prolonged use may cause thinning of the skin and easy bruising.

    Flucort Lotion 0.01% 15ml can increase your blood sugar level. So, it should be used with caution in diabetes. You should monitor your blood sugar level regularly if you are taking Flucort Lotion 0.01% 15ml.

    Flucort Lotion 0.01% 15ml should improve your condition within the first 2 weeks of your treatment. Consult your doctor if the symptoms do not improve.

    Country Of Origin

    India

    Manufacturer/Marketer address

    212, Choudhary Dilip Singh Bhawan Shah Pur Jat, New Delhi, Delhi 110049

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