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Generic Name: FLUOCINOLONE (SCALP) OIL - TOPICALPronounced: (FLOO-oh-SIN-oh-lone)Fluocinolone-shower Cap Top Precautions
Before using fluocinolone, tell your doctor or pharmacist
if you are allergic to it; or to other corticosteroids (e.g., hydrocortisone,
prednisone); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain
inactive ingredients (such as peanut oil), which can cause allergic reactions
or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist your medical history.
Do not use if there is an infection or sore in the area to
be treated. Skin infections can become worse when this medication is used.
Notify your doctor promptly if redness, swelling, or irritation does not
Rarely, using corticosteroid medications for a long time
or over large areas of skin can make it more difficult for your body to respond
to physical stress. Therefore, b...
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