Main Ingredient: Fluocinonide
Lidex is a topical corticosteroid given to treat the rash, itching, inflammation, and other forms of skin disorders including eczema and psoriasis. Drugs like Lidex do not cure the cause of these problems but they can quickly relieve the symptoms by interfering with the production of various substances in the body that cause these skin disorders. That is why it is imperative that corticosteroids like Lidex should not be used without prior consultation of your physician, as these conditions could be a symptom of a larger problem.
Lidex is for external use only.
Avoid using large amounts of Lidex over large areas of your body as this could lead to needless side effects somewhere else in the body.
Topical corticosteroids like Lidex should not be used as the exclusive treatment for serious skin diseases like herpes, fungus, or skin tuberculosis.
Do not use Lidex if you ever had an allergic reaction from using it in
Prolonged use of topical corticosteroids like Lidex near the eyes may cause cataracts or glaucoma.
Children are more at risk of serious side effects from Lidex. Lidex should not be given to infants under one year of age or for children older than 1 year more than 3 weeks.
LIDEX SIDE EFFECTS
Common side effects of using Lidex may include allergic reaction, rash, irritation, acne, itching, and discoloration of skin. The side effects are more likely when the treated area is covered with waterproof bandage.
Use of large quantities of topical corticosteroids like Lidex over large parts of your body should be avoided as large quantities may be absorbed into the blood stream, which could lead to serious side effects.
Check with your physician before combining Lidex with other steroids.
LIDEX AND PREGNANCY
Topical corticosteroids like Lidex may cause birth defects especially when applied in large amounts. If you are or think you may be pregnant, do not use Lidex without first checking with your doctor.
Nursing mothers should switch to bottle feed while using Lidex.
Consult with you doctor or pharmacist as the doses vary with each condition.
There are no known symptoms of Lidex overdose. However, if you suspect Lidex overdose, seek medical help right away.
The information provided in this website is not intended to be used for self-diagnosis or self-treatment. Please consult your licensed health care provider regarding all medical problems. You should never stop taking a prescription drug or alter the dosage or dosing schedule without first consulting your physician or health-care provider.
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