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Fluocinonide
(Generic alternative to Lidex Cream)

Manufacturer : Taro Pharmaceuticals
Formulation : Cream

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Lidex Cream
(Fluocinonide)

Manufacturer : GP Pharm
Formulation : Cream

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What is Lidex Cream /Fluocinonide used for?

Lidex Cream is a topical steroid that is used to reduce inflammation, redness and swelling that is caused by certain skin conditions including allergic reactions, eczema and psoriasis.

How should Lidex Cream /Fluocinonide be stored?

Lidex Cream should be stored at room temperature in an area that is protected from moisture and heat.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Lidex Cream/Fluocinonide ?

This medication should be used exactly as prescribed for you by your doctor. When taking this medication, follow the directions on your prescription label. This medication should be applied topically only in the area specified by your doctor. Do not cover the treated skin after apply Lidex Cream, as this may allow the skin to absorb more medicine, which may lead to more severe side effects.

When should Lidex Cream /Fluocinonide not be taken?

Do not use Lidex Cream if you are allergic to any of its ingredients.

What precautions should I follow when taking Lidex Cream /Fluocinonide ?

Before using Lidex Cream, tell your doctor if you have diabetes , any allergies to drugs, any type of skin infections, or if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Lidex Cream /Fluocinonide ?

This medication should not be used in children without prior advice from a doctor. Be careful when applying Lidex Cream in areas close to the eyes or any open wounds. If your eyes come into contact with this medication, rinse them with water.

When should Lidex Cream /Fluocinonide not be taken?

Severe side effects: blurred vision, or seeing halos around lights; mood changes; sleep problems (insomnia); weight gain, puffiness in your face; or muscle weakness, feeling tired.

Common side effects: mild skin itching, burning, peeling, or dryness; headache; stuffy nose, sore throat; thinning or softening of your skin; skin rash or irritation around your mouth; swollen hair follicles; changes in color of treated skin; blisters, pi

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