Amcinonideis a topical steroid. It is used to treat itching, redness and inflammation ofthe skin caused by conditions like:
Amcinonideis a potent medication. It works by preventing the release of substance in thebody that causes inflammation, redness, itching and swelling. It belongs to thegroup of drug known as synthetic glucocorticoid receptor agonist that mimicsthe anti-inflammatory and metabolic activity of the natural glucocorticoids. Itis FDA approved and is marketed now as an ointment, lotion and cream. Amcinonidecream may also be used for purposes as determined by your physician.
ApplyAmcinonide topically. Do not swallow this medication nor let it get into youreyes, nose and mouth. If this happens, rinse it off with clean water. Applythis cream 2 to 3 times a day. Use this medication for a maximum of 5 days on scalp,face and skin fold areas and 2 to 3 weeks on the body. Do not use this in a largeramount and longer than recommended.
Beforeapplying this medication, wash and dry your hands. Clean and dry also theaffected areas. After application, do not cover the treated areas or wrap it unlessdirected by your physician. If you are using this product in the diaper area ofan infant, do not use diapers that are tight-fitting.
Some of thecommon side effects are:
Stop using this topical medication and seek medical attention right away if you will experience:
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