Medicinal Products

ALKOCORTENBIOFORM 0.02% / 3%

Generic drug of the therapeutic class: Dermatology
active ingredients: Flumetasone, Clioquinol
laboratory: Primus Lab Ltd

Cream
15 g tube
All forms

Indication

1. Preferred indications where local corticosteroid therapy is held for the best treatment:
- Eczema of contact.
- Atopic dermatitis.
2. Indications where local corticosteroid therapy is one of the usual treatments:
- Stasis dermatitis.
- Psoriasis in relay, in the folds or in the child.
- Seborrheic dermatitis with the exception of the face.
3. Indication of circumstances for a short period of time:
insect bites and parasitic prurigo after etiological treatment.
Note : Each dermatosis must be treated with a corticosteroid of the most appropriate level knowing that depending on the results we may be led to substitute a product of a stronger or less strong activity on all or part of the lesions.
The cream form is more particularly intended for acute, oozing lesions .

Dosage ALKOCORTENBIOFORM 0.02% / 3% Cream Tube 15 g

Treatment should be limited to 1 to 2 applications per day.
An increase in the number of daily applications could aggravate the adverse effects without improving the therapeutic effects.
The treatment of large areas requires monitoring of the number of tubes used.
It is advisable to apply the product in spaced keys, then to spread it by massaging slightly until it is entirely absorbed.
Some dermatoses (psoriasis, atopic dermatitis ...) make it desirable to stop gradually. It can be obtained by reducing the frequency of applications and / or by the use of a less strong or less dosed corticosteroid.

Against indications

- Hypersensitivity to any of the components of the preparation,
- primitive bacterial, viral, fungal or parasitic infections,
ulcerated lesions,
- acne,
- rosacea,
- application on the eyelids (risk of glaucoma).

Adverse effects Alkocortenbioform

Due to the corticosteroid:
- Prolonged use of corticosteroids of moderate activity may cause skin atrophy, telangiectasia (to be particularly feared on the face), stretch marks (at the root of the limbs in particular, and occurring more readily in adolescents), an ecchymotic purpura secondary to atrophy, skin fragility.
- In the face, corticosteroids can create peri-oral dermatitis or aggravate rosacea (see warnings and contraindications).
- It may be observed a delay of healing of unstressed wounds, pressure ulcers, leg ulcers (see contraindications).
- Possibility of systemic effects (see warnings: cushingoid syndrome, slowing of growth, acute adrenal insufficiency).
- Acneiform or pustular eruptions, hypertrichosis, depigmentations have been reported.
- Secondary infections, especially under occlusive dressing or in folds and allergic contact dermatitis have also been reported with the use of local corticosteroids.
Due to antiseptic:
- risk of hypersensitivity,
- yellow coloring of the skin, disappearing quickly.

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