Diflorasone Cream

  • Topical steroids

Diflorasone Cream Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Diflorasone diacetate 0.05%; crm.

Pharmacological Class


How Supplied

Contact supplier.

Diflorasone Cream Indications


Corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.

Diflorasone Cream Dosage and Administration


Apply thin film 1–3 times daily.


Not recommended.

Diflorasone Cream Contraindications


Do not use superpotent forms on face, groin, or axillae. Exclude viral disease (eg, chickenpox, measles).

Diflorasone Cream Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Diflorasone Cream Warnings/Precautions


May increase risk of cataracts and glaucoma. Treat infection if present; discontinue if infection persists or worsens. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use on diaper dermatitis or pre-existing skin atrophy. Do not use fluorinated steroids longer than 1 week on the face. Avoid abrupt cessation in chronic use. Systemic absorption increased by broken or inflamed skin, prolonged use, application to large surface area, or use of occlusive dressings. Occlude only if necessary; do not occlude higher potency products. Monitor adrenal function in children if a high potency product or occlusion is used, and in adults if more than 50g weekly of a high potency product is used. Discontinue or reduce dose or potency if HPA axis suppression, Cushing's syndrome, hyperglycemia, glucosuria, or irritation occurs. Use lowest effective dose and potency (esp. in children). Use caution if applying to face or body folds. Do not use continuously or for prophylaxis. Foams are flammable. Reevaluate periodically. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Diflorasone Cream Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Diflorasone Cream Interactions

Not Applicable

Diflorasone Cream Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Burning, stinging, pruritus, erythema, skin atrophy, striae, miliaria, secondary infections, hypopigmentation, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, acneiform eruptions, dermal cracking and fissuring, telangiectasia, contact dermatitis, other local effects, immunosuppression, masks infections, HPA axis suppression (esp. in children).

Diflorasone Cream Clinical Trials

See Literature

Diflorasone Cream Note


Formerly known under the brand name Florone, Psorcon, Psorcon E.

Diflorasone Cream Patient Counseling

See Literature