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ApexiCon® E Cream
(diflorasone diacetate) Cream USP 0.05% [Emollient]
Not For Ophthalmic Use
Each gram of ApexiCon® E Cream (diflorasone diacetate cream USP 0.05% [emollient]) contains 0.5 mg diflorasone diacetate in a cream base for topical dermatological use.
Chemically, diflorasone diacetate is: 6±,9-difluoro-11”,17,21-trihydroxy-16”-methylpregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione 17,21-diacetate.
The structural formula is represented below:
Each gram of ApexiCon® E Cream (diflorasone diacetate cream USP 0.05% [emollient]) contains: 0.5 mg diflorasone diacetate in a hydrophilic vanishing cream base of propylene glycol, stearyl alcohol, cetyl alcohol, sorbitan monostearate, polysorbate 60, mineral oil and purified water.
What are the possible side effects of diflorasone topical (ApexiCon, ApexiCon E, Maxiflor, Psorcon E)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using this medication and call your doctor at once if you have severe irritation of any treated skin, or if you show signs of absorbing diflorasone topical through your skin, such as:
- blurred vision, or seeing halos around lights;
- mood changes;
- sleep problems (insomnia);
- weight gain, puffiness in your face; or
- muscle weakness,...
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/21/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Additional ApexiCon E Information
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