Flucort Skin Cream

Introduction

Flucort Skin Cream belongs to a group of medicine called steroids. It is used in the treatment of skin conditions associated with inflammation and itching. It provides relief from swelling, redness, and itching in the affected area.

Flucort Skin Cream is only meant for external use and should be used as advised by your doctor. You should normally wash and dry the affected area before applying a thin layer of the medicine. Avoid any contact with your eyes, nose, or mouth. Rinse it off with plenty of water in case of accidental contact. Avoid covering the treated area with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor.

Using of the medicine may cause burning sensation, irritation, redness, and swelling at the site of application. These are temporary and usually go away with time. However, if they persist or worsen, let your doctor know. The medicine is not recommended for pregnant women. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctors before using this medicine.

Uses of Flucort Cream

  • Skin conditions with inflammation & itching

Benefits of Flucort Cream

In Skin conditions with inflammation & itching

Flucort Skin Cream is effective in treating skin conditions with inflammation and itching such as eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis. It works by reducing the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation of the skin. When used correctly it is a safe and effective treatment. In treating psoriasis, it reduces the scaly, itchy patches which may develop on the elbows, knees, scalp, and other parts of the body. In treating eczema and dermatitis, it reduces the redness, rash, pain or itchiness caused by your skin’s reaction to an irritant. It thus improves your self-esteem and confidence as your appearance changes.
You should always use the cream or ointment as prescribed and only apply the amount you have been told to. Keep using it for as long as it is prescribed to get the full benefits.

Side effects of Flucort Cream

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Flucort

  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Flucort Cream

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Flucort Cream works

Flucort Skin Cream is a steroid. It works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

No interaction found/established

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Flucort Skin Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Flucort Skin Cream is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.

Driving

No interaction found/established

Kidney

No interaction found/established

Liver

No interaction found/established