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Flucocin Oint 15gm

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Flucocin 0.03 % Description

Flucocin Ointment is a topical steroid. It is used to reduce inflammation, redness, dryness, itching, irritation and discomfort associated with skin-related conditions such as psoriasis. dermatitis a

d eczema. It contains fluocinolone as its main ingredient. It works by inhibiting the natural substances in the skin and improves inflammation and symptoms such as redness. itching etc. Use Flucocin Ointment as directed by your doctor or the duration it is being prescribed for. Inform your doctor if you are using other topical medicine for other conditions or any other conditions you have. exactly. Do not apply more or less of it or use it to treat other skin conditions unless directed to do so by your doctor.

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ContainsFluocinolone(0.03 %)
UsesEczema, dermatitis, psoriasis
Side effectsBurning, changes in skin colour, dryness
TherapyTOPICAL STEROID
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Uses of Flucocin 0.03 %

  • Psoriasis
  • Dermatitis
  • Eczema

Contraindications of Flucocin 0.03 %

  • If you are allergic to fluocinolone or any other component of Flucocin Ointment.
  • If you have any skin condition or infection which has not been treated.

Side effects of Flucocin 0.03 %

  • Local irritation
  • Burning sensation
  • Change in skin color
  • Dryness

Precautions and Warnings of Flucocin 0.03 %

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Flucocin Ointment during pregnancy?
A:
Due to limited safety information available, this Ointment should not be used by a pregnant woman. It is essential to always consult a doctor before starting any medicine during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Flucocin Ointment while breastfeeding?
A:
Due to limited safety information available, this Ointment should not be used by a breastfeeding woman.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Flucocin Ointment?
A:
This Ointment needs to be applied on skin and it has no influence on one's driving abilities.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol while using Flucocin Ointment?
A:
Take advice from your doctor if you consume alcohol too often. There is no interaction known between this medicine and alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop any infection while using this Ointment.
  • You experience any skin allergy after using this Ointment.
  • You see there is no improvement in your symptoms within a few days to a week of use.
  • Discuss with your doctor about precautions you should take if this medicine has been prescribed to you for long term treatment.
  • Avoid contact with eyes, apply carefully if needs to be applied area close to eyes.

Mode of Action of Flucocin 0.03 %

How Does It Work?

Flucocin Ointment contains the steroid fluocinolone, it acts by modifying the functions of certain skin cells (epidermal and dermal cells) and relieves skin symptoms. It also inhibits the formation of...
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Directions for Use of Flucocin 0.03 %

  • Flucocin Ointment is meant for external use only. Use it as directed by your doctor.
  • Apply the Ointment on a healthy skin surface free from cuts and wounds.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this Ointment unless your hands are the area to be treated.
  • Do not apply more or less of it or apply it more often than prescribed by your doctor.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this Ointment rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.

Interactions of Flucocin 0.03 %

Interactions with other medicines

Flucocin Ointment is to be used externally on the skin, thus it is less likely to interact with other medicines taken orally. However, you should always consult your doctor if you are taking or using ...
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Dosage of Flucocin 0.03 %

Overdose

Flucocin Ointment is meant for external application, hence an overdose is unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you have overa...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed the application of Flucocin Ointment, apply it as soon as possible. Do not overapply the Ointment to compensate for the missed application.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I use Flucocin Ointment for acne and pimples?

A: No, Flucocin Ointment should not be used for treating pimples or acne. It may not have any action against acne and pimples. Do not apply it to other areas of your body or use it to treat other skin conditions unless directed to do so by your doctor.

Q: Can Flucocin Ointment cause photosensitivity?

A: There have been no such incidences reported so far following the use of this Ointment. If you experience photosensitivity while using this Ointment seek medical advice. It is also advised to use sunscreen and wear protective clothing while going out to prevent sunburn.
Product Details
Brand
FLUCOCIN
Expires on or After
05/01/2023
Last Updated on: 19 May 2022 | 05:12 PM (IST)

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