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(prednicarbate) Ointment 0.1%
DERMATOP® Ointment (prednicarbate ointment) 0.1% contains the non-halogenated prednisolone derivative prednicarbate. The topical corticosteroids constitute a class of primarily synthetic steroids used topically as anti-inflammatory and anti-pruritic agents.
Each gram of DERMATOP Ointment 0.1% contains 1.0mg of prednicarbate in a base consisting of white petrolatum, octyldodecanol, glyceryl oleate, propylene glycol, citric acid, and propyl gallate.
Prednicarbate has the empirical formula C27H36O8 and a molecular weight of 488.58. The CAS Registry Number is 73771-04-7. The chemical structure is:
What are the possible side effects of prednicarbate topical (Dermatop)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using prednicarbate topical and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
- blurred vision, or seeing halos around lights;
- mood changes;
- sleep problems (insomnia);
- weight gain, puffiness in your face; or
- muscle weakness, feeling tired.
Less serious side effects may include:
- mild skin rash, itching, burning, swelling,...
Last reviewed on RxList: 1/20/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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