Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Your skin can absorb topical steroid medicine, which may cause steroid side effects throughout the body. Tell your doctor if you have:
- swelling, weight gain (especially in your face or your upper back and torso);
- irregular menstrual periods, changes in sexual function; or
- memory problems, feeling irritable.
Stop using diflorasone topical and call your doctor at once if you have:
- blurred vision, tunnel vision, eye pain, or seeing halos around lights;
- severe skin irritation where the medicine was applied; or
- signs of skin infection (swelling, redness, warmth, oozing).
Steroid medicine can affect growth in children. Tell your doctor if your child is not growing at a normal rate while using this medicine.
Common side effects may include:
- redness or crusting around your hair follicles;
- burning or itching of treated skin;
- lightened color of treated skin;
- skin dryness or irritation;
- acne, skin rash;
- increased hair growth;
- stretch marks; or
- white or "pruned" appearance of the skin (caused by leaving wound dressings on for long periods of time).
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 Florone (Diflorasone Diacetate Cream)
The following adverse reactions have been identified from clinical trials or postmarketing surveillance. Because they are reported from a population from unknown size, it is not always possible to reliably estimate their frequency or establish a causal relationship to topical corticosteroids exposure.
These adverse reactions may occur more frequently with the use of occlusive dressings or prolonged use of topical corticosteroids.
Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue Disorders: burning, itching, irritation, dryness, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentation, perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, maceration of the skin, secondary infection, skin atrophy, striae, and miliaria
Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Florone (Diflorasone Diacetate Cream)
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