Eczema, dermatitis, and other skin conditions can be treated with flurandrenolide tape. This product is applied to the affected areas of the skin two times daily, once if your healthcare provider approves. As a steroid, it helps reduce inflammation and suppress an overactive immune system. Common side effects seen with this medicine include itching, burning, and irritation.
What Is Flurandrenolide Tape?Flurandrenolide tape (Cordran® Tape) is a prescription medication classified as a topical steroid. It is a medicated tape that provides a prescription-strength steroid and a waterproof barrier that helps protect and hydrate the skin. The barrier also increases the potency of the steroid. This drug is approved to treat a wide variety of skin conditions, such as eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis.
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Are There Side Effects?
Just like any medicine, flurandrenolide tape may cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well.
If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious reactions are less common.
The most common side effects of steroid skin medications like flurandrenolide tape include:
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