What is Fluocinolone for:
Micasulf F medication is a topical corticosteroid, prescribed for eczema. It blocks the release of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation.
How does Fluocinolone work:
Fluocinolone stops or lowers irritation and swelling
How should Fluocinolone be used:
Adult: Topical- As 0.0025-0.025% creamgellotionointscalp lotion: Apply 3-4 timesday. It comes as a cream, ointment, and shampoo to apply topically as directed by your physician.
Common side effects of Fluocinolone :
What do I do if I miss a dose
Put on a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not put on 2 doses or extra doses.
What precautions should I take when taking Fluocinolone :
If you have an allergy to fluocinolone or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
When do I need to seek medical help
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Very bad skin irritation. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.
Can I take Fluocinolone with other medicines:
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. – Taking them together can cause bad side effects. – Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Are there any food restrictions
How do I store Fluocinolone :
Keep this medication in the container it came in tightly closed, and out of reach of children.
Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.