What is Apexicon cream?
Diflorasone is used to treat a variety of skin conditions (e.g., eczema, dermatitis, allergies, rash). Diflorasone reduces the swelling, itching and redness that can occur in these types of conditions. This medication is a strong (high-potency) corticosteroid.
What does calcipotriene cream do?
CALCIPOTRIENE (kal si poe TRYE een) is a form of vitamin D that is used on the skin to treat plaque psoriasis. This medicine is not a cure. It helps reduce the redness, thickness, and scaling that occur with psoriasis.
What is Psorcon medicine?
Psorcon E (diflorasone diacetate) Cream 0.05% is a topical (for the skin) steroid used to treat the inflammation and itching caused by a number of skin conditions such as allergic reactions, eczema, and psoriasis.
What is doxepin hydrochloride cream 5% used for?
Doxepin topical is used to relieve itching of the skin caused by eczema. Doxepin is in a class of medications called topical antipruritics. It may work by blocking histamine, a substance in the body that causes certain symptoms, such as itching.
Is fusidic acid and sodium Fusidate same?
Sodium fusidate is a salt of a medicine called fusidic acid. You may find either of these names being given as the ingredient of Fucidin®, depending upon whether you are prescribed tablets or liquid medicine. Fusidic acid is also an ingredient of a skin cream and a skin ointment.
Is calcipotriene an immunosuppressant?
Calcipotriene is a synthetic vitamin D-3 analog that regulates skin cell production and development. It inhibits epidermal proliferation, promotes keratinocyte differentiation, and has immunosuppressive effects on lymphoid cells.
Can I use calcipotriene on my face?
Calcipotriene topical is for use only on the skin. Do not use this medicine on open wounds or on sunburned, windburned, dry, chapped, or irritated skin. Do not apply this medicine to your face. Do not use calcipotriene topical to treat any condition that has not been checked by your doctor.
What class steroid is Desonide?
Desonide is in a class of medications called topical corticosteroids. It works by activating natural substances in the skin to reduce swelling, redness, and itching.
Are there any side effects to apexicon E cream?
Use of topical corticosteroids, including ApexiCon® E Cream (diflorasone diacetate 0.05% [emollient]) may increase the risk of posterior subcapsular cataracts and glaucoma. Cataracts have been reported in postmarketing experience with the use of topical diflorasone diacetate products.
How much Diflorasone is in apexicon E cream?
Each gram of ApexiCon ® E Cream (diflorasone diacetate cream USP, 0.05% [emollient]) contains: 0.5 mg diflorasone diacetate in a hydrophilic vanishing cream base of propylene glycol, stearyl alcohol, cetyl alcohol, sorbitan monostearate, polysorbate 60, mineral oil and purified water.
How often should you apply apexicon E cream?
ApexiCon® E Cream (diflorasone diacetate cream 0.05% [emollient]) should be applied to the affected areas as a thin film from one to three times daily depending on the severity or resistant nature of the condition. For topical use only. Avoid contact with eyes. Wash hands after each application.