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Topical corticosteroids are indicated for the relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Topical corticosteroids are generally applied to the affected area as a thin film from two to three times daily depending on the severity of the condition.
If an infection develops, the use of occlusive dressings should be discontinued and appropriate antimicrobial therapy instituted.
Amcinonide (amcinonide cream (amcinonide cream, ointment) , ointment) Topical Cream USP, 0.1% (1 mg/g) is supplied in 4 gm, 15 gm, 30 gm and 60 gm tubes.
Amcinonide (amcinonide cream (amcinonide cream, ointment) , ointment) Topical Ointment USP, 0.1% (1 mg/g) is supplied in 15 gm, 30 gm and 60 gm tubes.
Store at controlled room temperature 15°- 30°C (59°- 86°F). DO NOT FREEZE.
Mfd. By: Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Haifa Bay, Israel 26110. Issued: March 2003. FDA Rev date: 5/31/2002This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/15/2008
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