What is Diflucortolone used to treat?
This medication is used to treat a variety of skin conditions (e.g., eczema, dermatitis, allergies, rashes). Diflucortolone helps reduce swelling, itching, and redness. It is a strong medication in the class of drugs known as anti-inflammatory corticosteroids.
Is Diflucortolone a steroid?
About diflucortolone Diflucortolone is classed as a potent topical corticosteroid. Topical corticosteroids are also referred to as topical steroids. Topical steroids are used in addition to moisturisers (emollients) for treating inflammatory skin conditions such as eczema and dermatitis.
What is Nerisone cream used for?
Nerisone® is an anti-inflammatory medicine (a corticosteroid) for use on the skin. Nerisone® treats inflammatory and allergic skin reactions (eg. eczema) that can cause redness, swelling, itchiness or soreness. Nerisone® cream is particularly suitable for weeping skin conditions (ie.
What is Nerisone Forte oily cream used for?
Diflucortolone belongs to the family of medications known as topical corticosteroids. It is used to reduce redness and to relieve inflammation and itching associated with skin conditions such as those caused by contact or allergic dermatitis (eczema), and seborrheic dermatitis.
Is mometasone furoate a steroid?
About mometasone nasal spray Mometasone is also used to treat other conditions, such as nasal polyps in adults. Mometasone is a type of medicine known as a steroid (or corticosteroid).
Is Eumovate cream prescription only?
Its active ingredient, clobetasone, reduces redness, itching and swelling, and is ideal for treating patches of dry, scaly skin. A short-term eczema remedy with very few side effects, this prescription dermatitis cream is available to buy from The Independent Pharmacy following an online consultation.
What is the strongest hydrocortisone cream over the counter?
The strength of the products range from 0.1% (1mg of hydrocortisone in each gram) to 2.5% (25mg of hydrocortisone in each gram). Pharmacies sell hydrocortisone skin cream up to a maximum 1% strength. There is a stronger hydrocortisone cream called hydrocortisone butyrate. This is only available with a prescription.
What are the side effects of mometasone furoate?
Mometasone may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:
- burning, itching, irritation, redness, or dryness of the skin.
- skin sores.
- tiny red bumps or rash around the mouth.
- small white or red bumps on the skin.
- bruising or shiny skin.
- changes in skin color.
Is EUMOVATE stronger than hydrocortisone?
Eumovate is a moderately potent steroid with less potential for adverse effects such as systemic absorption and skin thinning than the potent steroids, but a slightly higher potential than hydrocortisone 1%.