Zoflut Cream (Fluticasone)
What is Zoflut Cream (Fluticasone) used for?
Zoflut Cream (Fluticasone) is a topical corticosteroid prescribed to treat a variety of inflammatory skin conditions such as eczema or dermatitis. It operates by preventing the release of enzymes that cause swelling and irritation to prevent the symptoms associated with these conditions from occurring. Your physician may also recommend this medication to treat other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Zoflut Cream (Fluticasone)?
Zoflut Cream (Fluticasone) is normally administered two to three times each day, but your individual instructions will be determined by your physician based on your health condition and the severity of your symptoms. Rinse the area being treated to remove any dirt or loose skin, apply a small amount of cream, gently massage it into the skin, and allow any excess medication to evaporate. Thoroughly wash your hands with soap and water after each use to prevent the medication from contacting any areas not being treated or the mucous membranes as this may cause unexpected health complications.
What are the side effects of Zoflut Cream (Fluticasone)?
Some patients using Zoflut Cream (Fluticasone) may experience side effects such as:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention include severe pain, intense burning sensations, or signs of an allergic reaction such as severe skin rashes, swelling, or difficulty breathing. Contact your physician as soon as you experience any worrying symptoms to make sure any necessary alterations are made to your frequency of administration to prevent further health complications from occurring.
Do not apply Zoflut Cream (Fluticasone) to skin that is broken or severely damaged. Do not begin using this medication if you have acne, rosacea, widespread psoriasis, inflammation around the mouth or genitals, or a skin infection caused by fungus, bacteria, or a virus. Also inform your physician if you have psoriasis as this condition may cause unexpected problems during treatment requiring special alterations to your regimen.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Zoflut Cream (Fluticasone). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.