amcinonide


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amcinonide

 [am-sin´o-nīd]
a synthetic corticosteroid used for topical application in treatment of dermatoses.

amcinonide

/am·cin·o·nide/ (am-sin´ah-nīd″) a synthetic corticosteroid used topically for the relief of inflammation and pruritus in corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.

amcinonide

[amsin′ōnīd]
a topical corticosteroid.
indication It is used to treat inflammatory skin conditions.
contraindications Impaired circulation and known hypersensitivity to steroids prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the most common adverse reactions are itching, stinging, burning, and less frequently, various skin eruptions. Systemic side effects may result from prolonged or excessive application.

amcinonide,

n brand name: Cyclocort;
drug class: topical fluorinated corticosteroid, group II high potency;
action: antipruritic, antiinflammatory;
uses: psoriasis, eczema, contact dermatitis, pruritus.

amcinonide

a glucocorticoid used for topical application in the treatment of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.
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Topical steroids that are free of problem preservatives and propylene glycol include desonide ointment, hydrocortisone-17-butyrate lipid cream, clocortolone cream, triamcinolone spray, and--in the high-potency range--halcinonide ointment, amcinonide cream, fluocinonide oil, and clobetasol spray, he noted.
Approvals were granted for the topical corticosteroid Amcinonide Cream, bioequivalent to Fujisawa's Cyclocort(R) Cream, and the topical antifungals Ketoconazole Cream and Econazole Cream, bioequivalent to Janssen's Nizoral(R) Cream and Ortho's Spectazole(R) Cream, respectively.