Without a Prescription
Fluocinonide is prescribed on the skin to reduce swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions.
Fluocinonide is a corticosteroid.
Fluocinonide is contraindicated if you have any of the following conditions:
- If you have an unusual or allergic reaction to fluocinonide, corticosteroids, sulfites, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives;
- If you have any active infection;
- If you have breast-feeding;
- If you have diabetes;
- If you have large areas of burned or damaged skin;
- If you have pregnant or trying to get pregnant;
- If you have skin wasting or thinning;
Tell your doctor or health care professional if you are exposed to anyone with measles or chickenpox, or if you develop sores or blisters that do not heal properly.
Tell your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms do not start to get better within one week.
Fluocinonide side effects that you should report to your health care professional or doctor as soon as possible:
- Unusual increased growth of hair on the face or body;
- Thinning of the skin, sunburn more likely especially on the face;
- Painful, red, pus filled blisters in hair follicles;
- Dry skin, irritation;
- Dark red spots on the skin;
- Burning or itching of the skin;