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fluocinonide

 [floo″o-sin´o-nīd]
a synthetic corticosteroid used topically for the relief of inflammation and pruritus in certain dermatoses.

fluocinonide

/flu·o·cin·o·nide/ (-nīd) a synthetic corticosteroid used topically for the relief of inflammation and pruritus in certain dermatoses.

fluocinonide

(flo͞o′ə-sĭn′ə-nīd′)
n.
A corticosteroid used topically as an anti-inflammatory agent.

fluocinonide

[flo̅o̅′ōsin′ənīd]
a topical corticosteroid.
indication It is prescribed to reduce skin inflammation and the associated pruritus.
contraindications Viral and fungal diseases of the skin, tuberculosis of the skin, or known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.

fluocinonide

A powerful CORTICOSTEROID drug used externally to treat severe inflammatory disorders of the skin. A brand name is Metosyn.

fluocinonide

(floo´əsin´ənīd´),
n brand names: Licon, Lidex, Lidex-E;
drug class: topical corticosteroid;
action: interacts with steroid cytoplasmic receptors to induce antiinflammatory effects; possesses antipruritic, antiinflammatory actions;
uses: psoriasis, eczema, contact dermatitis, pruritus, oral lichen planus lesions.

fluocinonide

an ester of fluocinolone acetonide used topically in the treatment of certain dermatoses.
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