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For the treatment of corticosteroidresponsive dermatoses with secondary infection. It has not been demonstrated that this steroid-antibiotic combination provides greater benefit than the steroid component alone after 7 days of treatment (see WARNINGS).
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
A small quantity of the cream should be applied 2 to 4 times daily, as required. The cream should, if conditions permit, be gently rubbed into the affected areas.
Tube of 7.5 g (NDC 61570-032-75). Store at 15° to 25°C (59° to 77°F).
Prescribing Information as of November 2003. Distributed by: Monarch Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Bristol, TN 37620. (A wholly owned subsidiary of King Pharmaceuticals, Inc.) Manufactured by: King Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Bristol, TN 37620. FDA Rev date: 12/20/2002This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/28/2008
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