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Cordran Cream

Last reviewed on RxList: 1/24/2017
Cordran Cream Side Effects Center

Last reviewed on RxList 3/5/2016

Cordran SP Cream and Cordran Ointment (flurandrenolide) is a topical (for the skin) corticosteroid used to treat the inflammation and itching caused by a number of skin conditions such as allergic reactions, eczema, and psoriasis. Common side effects of Cordran SP Cream and Cordran Ointment include stinging, burning, itching, irritation, dryness, peeling, or redness of the skin when first applied to the skin. These side effects should disappear in a few days as your body adjusts to Cordran SP Cream and Cordran Ointment. Other side effects of Cordran SP Cream and Cordran Ointment include changes in color of treated skin, thinning or softening of your skin, skin rash or irritation around your mouth, redness or crusting around your hair follicles, blisters, pimples, crusting of treated skin, or stretch marks.

For moist lesions, apply a small dose quantity of Cordran SP Cream and rub gently into the affected areas 2 or 3 times a day. For dry, scaly lesions, Cordran Ointment is applied as a thin film dose to affected areas 2 or 3 times daily. Cordran may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. During pregnancy, Cordran should be used only if prescribed. It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk when applied to the skin. Similar medications pass into breast milk when taken by mouth. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Our Cordran SP Cream and Cordran Ointment (flurandrenolide) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Cordran Cream Consumer Information

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 medicine and call your doctor at once if you have signs of absorbing flurandrenolide topical through your skin, such as:

  • blurred vision, or seeing halos around lights;
  • headache, back ache, weakness, confusion, mood changes;
  • sleep problems (insomnia);
  • weight gain, puffiness in your face;
  • muscle weakness, feeling tired; or
  • high blood sugar (increased thirst, increased urination, hunger, dry mouth, fruity breath odor, drowsiness, dry skin, blurred vision, weight loss).

Less serious side effects may include:

  • mild skin itching, burning, peeling, or dryness;
  • changes in color of treated skin;
  • thinning or softening of your skin;
  • skin rash or irritation around your mouth;
  • redness or crusting around your hair follicles;
  • blisters, pimples, or crusting of treated skin; or
  • stretch marks.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the entire detailed patient monograph for Cordran Cream (Clurandrenolide Cream)

Cordran Cream Professional Information

SIDE EFFECTS

The following local adverse reactions are reported infrequently with topical corticosteroids but may occur more frequently with the use of occlusive dressings. These reactions are listed in an approximate decreasing order of occurrence:

Burning
Itching
Irritation
Dryness
Folliculitis
Hypertrichosis
Acneform eruptions
Hypopigmentation
Perioral dermatitis
Allergic contact dermatitis

The following may occur more frequently with occlusive dressings:

Maceration of the skin
Secondary infection
Skin atrophy
Striae
Miliaria

Postmarketing Adverse Reactions

The following adverse reactions have been identified during post approval use of flurandrenolide, USP. Because these reactions are reported voluntarily from a population of uncertain size, it is not always possible to reliably estimate their frequency or establish a causal relationship to drug exposure.

Skin: skin striae, hypersensitivity, skin atrophy, contact dermatitis and skin discoloration.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Cordran Cream (Clurandrenolide Cream)

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