It is used to treat certain inflammatory, itchy or allergic skin conditions such as eczema and dermatitis when a bacterial or fungal infection may be present
Stinging, burning, itching, irritation, dryness, or redness at the application site may occur when this medication is first applied to the skin. These effects should disappear in a few days as your body adjusts to the medication. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
It is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to the drug.
Before using fluocinolone, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other corticosteroids (e.g., hydrocortisone, prednisone); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: poor blood circulation, diabetes, immune system problems.
Do not use if there is an infection or sore in the area to be treated.
It is not known whether this drug passes into breast milk when applied to the skin. Similar medications pass into breast milk when taken by mouth. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
Please consult your doctor when taking this medicine if you are pregnant.
Drugs like Adderall (amphetamine / dextroamphetamine) Aspirin Low Strength (aspirin) Ativan (lorazepam) Benadryl (diphenhydramine) Cymbalta (duloxetine) Fish Oil (omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids) Flonase (fluticasone nasal) Lyrica (pregabalin) may interact with this drug.