Brand Name(s): Lidex, Lydem,Vanos
Drug Class: Corticosteroid
Treats: Skin Inflammation
Fluocinonide is used to treat a variety of skin conditions such as dermatitis, allergies, and rashes. This drug reduces itching, redness and swelling. It is categorized as a strong corticosteroid. It is also known by the other brand names of Lidex, Fluonex and Vanos. It is to be used topically as a cream.
Fluocinonide (Vanos) is a corticosteroid which works by reducing skin inflammation such as redness, itching, swelling, and irritation. This medication prevents the release of substances that cause inflammation in the body.
Fluocinonide is a medication for the skin which is mainly used to treat the inflammation and itching caused by certain skin conditions for example eczema, psoriasis, and allergic reactions. However, Fluocinonide may also be used for other purposes as determined by the doctor. Consult your doctor for more information.
Fluocinonide may cause several side effects. In addition to its needed side effects, Fluocinonide may cause unwanted side effects which may require medical attention. Some of the side effects include irritation, itching, scaling, severe redness, soreness, or swelling of the skin, fever, headache, muscle aches, and sore throat.