flurandrenolide (topical tape), Cordran

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GENERIC NAME: FLURANDRENOLIDE - TOPICAL (TAPE) (flewr-an-DREN-oh-lide)

BRAND NAME(S): Cordran

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Please Note: This Drug is no longer available in the United States.

USES: This medication is used to treat a variety of skin conditions (e.g., eczema, dermatitis, allergies, rash). Flurandrenolide reduces the swelling, itching, and redness that can occur in these types of conditions. This medication is a medium-strength corticosteroid. The tape acts to protect the treated skin and makes the medication more effective and longer-lasting.

HOW TO 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.Wash and dry your hands before using. Clean and dry the affected area before applying the tape. Measure the proper amount of tape to be used. Tape should always be cut, never torn. Apply the tape to the skin and press on the tape to keep it in place. Remove the tape after 12 hours and replace with fresh tape unless directed otherwise by your doctor. Do not use other bandages or cover/wrap the area unless directed to do so by your doctor. If used in the diaper area on an infant, do not use tight-fitting diapers or plastic pants.After applying the medication, wash your hands, unless you are using this medication to treat the hands. Use carefully if applying to the face. Avoid contact with the eyes because this may worsen or cause glaucoma. Also, avoid applying this medication in the nose or mouth. If you get the medication in your eyes, nose, or mouth, remove the tape and rinse with plenty of water.Use this medication only for the condition prescribed. Do not use more tape than prescribed, apply more often, or use for longer than prescribed. Your condition will not clear faster, but your risk of side effects may be increased.Inform your doctor if your condition persists or worsens after 2 weeks.

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