antibiotic with steroid-topical
GENERIC NAME: ANTIBIOTIC W/STEROID - TOPICAL
USES: This medication contains an antibiotic and a steroid used on the skin to prevent or treat minor infections.
HOW TO USE: This medication is for topical use only. Clean and dry the affected area as directed, then apply a small amount of the medication on the skin. A thin layer is all that is needed. Do not bandage, wrap or cover the area treated unless you are instructed to do so by your doctor. Do not use large amounts, apply this more often or use this for a longer period than directed. Your condition will not clear faster, but the chance for side effects may be increased. Avoid contact in or near the eyes or inside the nose and mouth.
SIDE EFFECTS: This medication may cause burning, redness or irritation the first few days as your body adjusts to the medication. If these symptoms continue, become worse or you develop a skin rash, notify your doctor. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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