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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

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

fluocinonide

A powerful CORTICOSTEROID drug used externally to treat severe inflammatory disorders of the skin. A brand name is Metosyn.
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Double blind clinical trial of 0.05% clobetasol propionate ointment in orabase and 0.05% fluocinonide ointment in orabase in the treatment of patients with oral vesiculoerosive disease.
Mild-to-potent topical corticosteroids (consider triamcinolone or fluocinonide) should relieve pruritus within 48 to 72 hours.
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.
Mild to potent topical steroids (consider triamcinolone or fluocinonide) should relieve pruritus within 48 to 72 hours.
Topically applied fluocinonide in an adhesive base in the treatment of oral vesiculoerosive diseases.
Lynch said most lesions respond within a few days to topical application of high potency steroids such as fluocinonide and clobetasol.
The company's products include the prescription brands RESTYLANE(R), DYNACIN(R) (minocycline HCl), LOPROX(R) (ciclopirox), LUSTRA(R) (hydroquinone), LUSTRA-AF(R) (hydroquinone) with sunscreen, ALUSTRA(R) (hydroquinone) with retinol, OMNICEF(R) (cefdinir), ORAPRED(R) (prednisolone sodium phosphate), PLEXION(R) Cleanser (sodium sulfacetamide/sulfur), PLEXION TS(R) (sodium sulfacetamide/sulfur), PLEXION SCT(R) (sodium sulfacetamide/sulfur), TRIAZ(R) (benzoyl peroxide), LIDEX(R) (fluocinonide), and SYNALAR(R) (fluocinolone acetonide), the over-the-counter brand ESOTERICA(R), and BUPHENYL(R) (sodium phenylbutyrate), a prescription product indicated in the treatment of Urea Cycle Disorder.
The patient was given fluocinonide (0.5% cream twice a day) after a diagnosis of granulomatous hypersensitivity reaction was made.
Abbreviated New Drug Application ("ANDA") for Fluocinonide Emollient Cream USP, 0.05% ("Fluocinonide E") and the Canadian Abbreviated New Drug Submission ("ANDS") to Tiamol(R) (Fluocinonide Emollient Cream USP, 0.05%) in Canada.
Bioglan management said that Zorac, which is already available in the UK, Sweden, Finland and South Africa, complements the firm's existing line of dermatological products, including the Synalar (fluocinolone acetonide) and Metosyn (fluocinonide) line of topical corticosteroids acquired from Zeneca last year for a number of international markets.
Subject to the consummation of the transaction between Amneal and Impax, Impax's interests in the following product will be sold to G&W, who owns the relevant marketing authorization: Fluocinonide Topical Cream (emulsified base) 0.05%.