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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.
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.
a glucocorticoid used for topical application in the treatment of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.