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Fluocinolone Side Effects Center
Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP
DermOtic Oil (fluocinolone acetonide) Ear Drops is a corticosteroid used to treat eczema of the outer ear. Common side effects of DermOtic include stinging, burning, irritation, dryness, redness, irritation, acne, changes in skin color, infection, stretch marks, and rash.
The recommended dosage of DermOtic is 5 drops twice a day for 7 to 14 days. Some medications may interact with DermOtic. Tell your doctor all medications you take. Do not use DermOtic if you have an infection or sore in the area to be treated. If you are pregnant only take DermOtic if clearly needed. Talk to your doctor about taking DermOtic if you are breastfeeding.
Our DermOtic Oil (fluocinolone acetonide) Oil Ear Drops 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.
What is Patient Information Overview?
A concise overview of the drug for the patient or caregiver from First DataBank.
Fluocinolone Overview - Patient Information: Side Effects
Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.
A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
Read the entire patient information overview for Fluocinolone (Fluocinolone Acetonide Oil Ear Drops)
What is Prescribing information?
The FDA package insert formatted in easy-to-find categories for health professionals and clinicians.
Fluocinolone FDA Prescribing Information: Side Effects
The following local adverse reactions have been reported infrequently with topical corticosteroids. They may occur more frequently with the use of occlusive dressings, especially with higher potency corticosteroids. These reactions are listed in an approximate decreasing order of occurrence: burning, itching, irritation, dryness, folliculitis, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentation, perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, secondary infection, skin atrophy, striae, and miliaria. One peanut sensitive child experienced a flare of his atopic dermatitis after 5 days of twice daily treatment with Derma-Smoothe/FS Oil.
Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Fluocinolone (Fluocinolone Acetonide Oil Ear Drops)
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