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Can fluocinonide be used on the face?
This medication is only for use on the skin. Do not let fluocinonide topical get into your eyes or mouth and do not swallow it. Avoid use on the face, in the genital and rectal areas, and in skin creases and armpits unless directed by your doctor.
Is fluocinonide anti inflammatory?
Some corticosteroids occur naturally in the body. Synthetic corticosteroids, such as fluocinonide, aim to mimic the effects of these natural corticosteroids. Fluocinonide is an anti-inflammatory and antipruritic (anti-itching) medication.
What is fluocinonide cream used to treat?
FLUOCINONIDE (floo oh SIN oh lone) is a corticosteroid. It is used on the skin to reduce swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions.
Is fluocinonide a strong steroid?
This medication is used to treat a variety of skin conditions (such as eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, allergies, rash). Fluocinonide reduces the swelling, itching, and redness that can occur in these types of conditions. This medication is a strong corticosteroid.
Is fluocinonide used for hair growth?
Studies of fluocinonide for alopecia areata Results showed hair regrowth in 54% in the treatment arm compared with 0% in the vehicle group.
Does fluocinonide lighten skin?
FLUOCINOLONE; HYDROQUINONE; TRETINOIN (floo oh SIN oh lone; hye droe KWIN ohn; TRET i noe in) is a combination of a corticosteroid, a retinoid similar to vitamin A, and a drug used to lighten the skin. It is used on the skin to treat melasma.
How long is fluocinonide good for?
Do not use it on the face, groin, or underarms unless directed to do so by your doctor. Do not use it for more than 2 weeks unless your doctor tells you otherwise.
Does fluocinonide make hair grow?
Fluocinonide was under occlusion (wrapped with plastic or cloth) at night. Results showed hair regrowth in 54% in the treatment arm compared with 0% in the vehicle group.
How long is Fluocinonide good for?
Does Fluocinonide make hair grow?
How do I apply fluocinonide to my scalp?
To use scalp oil:
- Wash your hands with soap and water before and after using this medicine.
- Wet hair and scalp thoroughly.
- Apply a thin layer of this medicine to the affected area of the scalp.
- Cover the scalp with the supplied shower cap overnight for at least 4 hours.
- Wash hair with regular shampoo and clean well.
Why does fluocinonide lighten skin?
Fluocinolone is a steroid that reduces inflammation or swelling. Hydroquinone is a skin bleaching agent. Tretinoin is a form of vitamin A that helps the skin to renew itself more quickly.