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Dermatop Ointment Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is prednicarbate topical (Dermatop Ointment)?
- What are the possible side effects of prednicarbate topical (Dermatop Ointment)?
- What is the most important information I should know about prednicarbate topical (Dermatop Ointment)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using prednicarbate topical (Dermatop Ointment)?
- How should I use prednicarbate topical (Dermatop Ointment)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Dermatop Ointment)?
- What happens if I overdose (Dermatop Ointment)?
- What should I avoid while using prednicarbate topical (Dermatop Ointment)?
- What other drugs will affect prednicarbate topical (Dermatop Ointment)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Dermatop Ointment)?
Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Dermatop Ointment)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
An overdose of prednicarbate topical is not expected to produce life-threatening symptoms. However, long-term use of high steroid doses can lead to symptoms such as thinning skin, easy bruising, changes in the shape or location of body fat (especially in your face, neck, back, and waist), increased acne or facial hair, menstrual problems, impotence, or loss of interest in sex.
What should I avoid while using prednicarbate topical (Dermatop Ointment)?
Prednicarbate topical should not be used to treat any skin condition your doctor has not prescribed it for.
Avoid using prednicarbate topical to treat skin on your face, underarms, or groin area without your doctor's advice.
Avoid getting this medication in your eyes, nose, mouth, rectum, or vagina. If this does happen, rinse with water. Do not use prednicarbate topical on broken or infected skin. Also avoid using this medication in open wounds.
What other drugs will affect prednicarbate topical (Dermatop Ointment)?
It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on topically applied prednicarbate. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about prednicarbate topical.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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