Diflorasone Ointment Generic Name & Formulations
Diflorasone diacetate 0.05%; oint.
Diflorasone Ointment Indications
Diflorasone Ointment Dosage and Administration
Apply thin film 1–4 times daily.
Diflorasone Ointment Contraindications
Do not use superpotent forms on face, groin, or axillae. Exclude viral disease (eg, chickenpox, measles).
Diflorasone Ointment Boxed Warnings
Diflorasone Ointment 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 Ointment Pharmacokinetics
Diflorasone Ointment Interactions
Diflorasone Ointment 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 Ointment Clinical Trials
Diflorasone Ointment Note
Formerly known under the brand name Florone, Psorcon, Psorcon E.
Diflorasone Ointment Patient Counseling