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Patients using topical corticosteroids should receive the following information and instructions:
- This medication is to be used as directed by the physician. It is for external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes.
- Patients should be advised not to use this medication for any disorder other than for which it was prescribed.
- The treated skin area should not be bandaged or otherwise covered or wrapped, as to be occlusive, unless directed by the physician.
- Patients should report any signs of local adverse reactions, especially under occlusive dressings.
- Parents of pediatric patients should be advised not to use tight-fitting diapers or plastic pants on a child being treated in the diaper area, since these garments may constitute occlusive dressings.
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/15/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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