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fluocinolone (eczema) oil - topical, Derma-Smoothe/FS

GENERIC NAME: FLUOCINOLONE (ECZEMA) OIL - TOPICAL (FLOO-oh-SIN-oh-lone)

BRAND NAME(S): Derma-Smoothe/FS

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USES: This medication is used to treat eczema, a skin condition which causes red, irritated, and itchy skin. Fluocinolone reduces these symptoms. This medication is a low- to medium-strength corticosteroid.

HOW TO USE: Shake well before each use. Use this medication on the skin only. However, do not use it on the face, groin, or underarms unless directed to do so by your doctor. Do not apply this medication to the diaper area.Wash and dry your hands before using. Clean and dry the affected area. Apply a thin film of medication to the affected area and gently rub in, usually 3 times daily or as directed by your doctor. Do not bandage, cover, or wrap the area unless directed to do so by your doctor.After applying the medication, wash your hands unless you are using this medication to treat the hands. Avoid getting this medication in the eyes, nose, or mouth. If you get the medication in these areas, rinse with plenty of water.Use this medication only for the condition for which it was prescribed. Do not use it for longer than prescribed.Inform your doctor if your condition persists or worsens after 2 weeks.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014



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