Flucort-H 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-H 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 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.
How to use FLUCORT-H 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.
- Flucort H cream is meant for external use only.
- Use it as directed by your doctor.
- Apply the cream on a healthy skin surface free from cuts and wounds.
- Wash your hands before and after using this cream 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 cream rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.
Benefits of Flucort-H cream
In Skin conditions with inflammation & itching
Flucort-H 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.
How Flucort-H cream Work
Flucort-H Skin Cream is a steroid. It works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen, and itchy.
Flucort-H Cream acts by modifying the functions of certain skin cells (epidermal and dermal cells) and relieves skin symptoms. It also inhibits the formation of certain chemicals that leads to inflammatory skin diseases.
Dosage of Flucort -H
Flucort-H Cream 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 overapplied it, wipe out the excess medicine with tissue or cotton. Excessive use for a prolonged duration is not advised as it can lead to hormonal issues.
Missed a Dose
If you have missed the application of Flucort-H Cream, apply it as soon as possible. Do not over apply the cream to compensate for the missed application.
Side effects of Flucort-H 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-H
- Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
1.What is Flucort-H Skin Cream? What is it used for?
Flucort-H Skin Cream belongs to a group of medicines called steroids, also known as corticosteroids. Flucort-H Skin Cream is used to treat various allergic skin conditions such as eczema and atopic dermatitis. Flucort-H Skin Cream effectively reduces symptoms associated with such conditions such as swelling, itching, and redness.
2.How does Flucort-H Skin Cream work?
Flucort-H Skin Cream works by decreasing the inflammation caused by allergies. It reduces inflammation by blocking the release of certain natural substances that cause allergic symptoms such as swelling, redness, and pain.
3.How long does Flucort-H Skin Cream take to start working?
The time required by Flucort-H Skin Cream to start showing its effects may differ from person to person. Usually,Flucort-H Cream starts showing relief within 8 hours of starting Flucort-H Skin Cream. It may even take several days before you see maximum benefits. To improve your symptoms faster, it is important to take the medicine regularly to gain maximum benefit from the medicine.
4.Is Flucort-H Skin Cream good for burns?
No, Flucort-H Skin Cream should never be applied in those areas of the skin that have burns, cuts, or scrapes. If Flucort-H Skin Cream accidentally gets onto such areas, rinse the area thoroughly with water. You should use this medicine only as directed by your doctor to avoid any adverse effects and worsening of your condition.