Flucort N Skin Cream
Flucort N Skin Cream
Flucort N Skin Cream
Flucort N Skin Cream

Flucort N Skin Cream

By GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS
20g Cream in Tube
94.30*
MRP 115.00
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3% EXTRA
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Neomycin(0.5 %) + Fluocinolone(0.025 %)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
TOPICAL ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Flucort N skin cream contains a combination of two medicines - Fluocinolone and Neomycin. It is used in treating steroid-responsive bacterial skin infections like dermatitis, psoriasis, etc. It helps ...
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uses

Uses of Flucort N Skin Cream

Flucort N skin cream is used in the treatment of steroid-responsive bacterial skin infections like dermatitis, psoriasis, etc.
contraindications

Contraindications of Flucort N Skin Cream

  • If you are allergic to Fluocinolone, Neomycin or any other ingredients of Flucort N skin cream.
  • If you have an untreated skin infection or a skin thinning problem.
sideEffects

Side effects of Flucort N Skin Cream

Burning sensation, itching, irritation, rash, dryness, redness of skin at the area Flucort N skin cream is applied.
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Flucort N Skin Cream

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply the Flucort N skin cream during pregnancy?
A:
Flucort N skin cream should be used only under medical recommendation as there is limited safety information available. In case you are prescribed with this medicine, avoid using it on larger skin areas for a prolonged duration.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply the Flucort N skin cream while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information available on the use of Flucort N skin cream in a breastfeeding woman. However, caution should be exercised while using this medicine and you should avoid using it on the breast or areas near the breast or any large area of the body for a prolonged duration.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied the Flucort N skin cream?
A:
Flucort N skin cream is a topical preparation and may not affect the driving ability or the ability to handle machinery.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have applied Flucort N skin cream?
A:
There is no direct interaction between alcohol and Flucort N skin cream. However, alcohol is known to worsen infection and inflammation; it's better to avoid consuming alcohol when you are prescribed with this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have or had an allergic reaction to any steroids.
  • You are applying this medicine on a cut or broken skin, acne or on a larger skin area.
  • You should avoid getting any cream into your eyes, nose, mouth, open wounds, armpits or private parts. In case of such an exposure, you should wash the affected part thoroughly with water.
  • You develop an allergic reaction or an infection after using Flucort N skin cream. Immediately contact your doctor.
  • You are also applying other topical medicines (cream, ointment, lotion, etc).
  • You do not notice any improvement in your condition after applying this medicine for 7 days.
  • Do not cover the affected area of skin with a bandage or occlusive dressings.
  • This cream should not be used to treat any other conditions than that prescribed by the doctor.
  • Flucort N skin cream must not be used for a longer duration without proper medical guidance.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Flucort N Skin Cream

How Does It Work?

  • Flucort N skin cream works by the combined action of both its components - Fluocinolone and Neomycin.
  • Fluocinolone is a steroid, which works by blocking the production of certain chemical substances in the body (prostaglandins) which cause itching, swelling and redness.
  • Neomycin is an antibiotic and it works by inhibiting the growth and multiplication of bacteria causing infection.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Flucort N Skin Cream

  • Flucort N skin cream is meant for external use only.
  • Use it as directed by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Read the instructions on the label or the leaflet before use.
  • Clean and dry the infected area well.
  • Apply a thin layer of the cream on the affected skin surface free from cuts and wounds.
  • Avoid touching the tip of the container directly to the infected area of the skin.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this cream unless your hands are the area to be treated.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.
interactions

Interactions of Flucort N Skin Cream

Interactions with other medicines

  • Flucort N skin cream is applied externally on the skin; thus it is less likely to interact with other medicines taken orally. However, it may interact with other topically applied creams, lotion and g...
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  • Flucort N skin cream should be used with caution along with ritonavir (used in HIV infection) and itraconazole (used to treat fungal infections), as it may increase the risk of having side effects.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Flucort N Skin Cream

  • Store Flucort N skin cream in the original container in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.
dosage

Dosage of Flucort N Skin Cream

Overdose

As Flucort N skin cream is meant for external application, cases of an overdose are unlikely. However, excessive use of this medicine for a longer period may lead to steroid toxicity. Upon accidental ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying Flucort N skin cream, apply it as soon as you remember. Do not overapply this medicine just 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: What is the use of Flucort N skin cream?

A: Flucort N skin cream is used in the treatment of steroid-responsive bacterial skin infections like dermatitis, psoriasis, etc.

Q: How to use Flucort N skin cream?

  • Use Flucort N skin cream should be used as directed by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • It is meant for external use only.
  • Read the instructions on the label or the leaflet before use.
  • Clean and dry the infected area well.
  • Apply a thin layer of Flucort N skin cream on the affected skin surface free from cuts and wounds.
  • Avoid touching the tip of the container directly to the infected area of the skin.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine.

Q: Can I stop using Flucort N skin cream if I feel my symptoms are getting better?

A: No, you should continue using this medicine as long as it is advised by your treating physician, even if you feel better. Your symptoms may reduce soon but it takes time for the infection to be completely cured.

Q: For how long should I use Flucort N skin cream?

A: Your doctor will decide the duration of the application for Flucort N skin cream. Do not stop applying this cream on your own. If there is no improvement in your infection after 7 days of use, consult with your doctor.

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ContainsNeomycin(0.5 %),Fluocinolone(0.025 %)
UsesSteroid responsive bacterial skin infections
Side effectsApplication site reactions
Last Updated on: 08 Mar 2021 | 10:12 AM (IST)
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