Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP
Psorcon E (diflorasone diacetate) Cream 0.05% is a topical (for the skin) steroid used to treat the inflammation and itching caused by a number of skin conditions such as allergic reactions, eczema, and psoriasis. The brand name Psorcon E is discontinued, but generic versions may be available. Common side effects of Psorcon E (diflorasone diacetate) Cream include:
- skin itching
- thinning or softening of your skin
- skin rash or irritation around your mouth
- swollen hair follicles
- changes in color of treated skin
- crusting of treated skin, or
- stretch marks.
Psorcon E Emollient Cream should be applied to the affected areas as a thin film from one to three times daily depending on the severity or resistant nature of the condition. Psorcon E may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. Psorcon E may be harmful to a fetus. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment. It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
Our Psorcon E (diflorasone diacetate) Cream 0.05% 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.
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using this medication and call your doctor at once if you have severe irritation of any treated skin, or if you show signs of absorbing diflorasone topical through your skin, 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 itching, burning, or dryness;
- thinning or softening of your skin;
- skin rash or irritation around your mouth;
- swollen hair follicles;
- changes in color of treated skin;
- blisters, pimples, or crusting of treated skin; or
- stretch marks.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Tell your doctor about any unusual or bothersome side effect. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Read the entire detailed patient monograph for Psorcon E Emollient Cream (Diflorasone Diacetate Cream)
The following local adverse reactions have been reported with topical corticosteroids, but may occur more frequently with the use of occlusive dressings. These reactions are listed in an approximate decreasing order of occurrence:
- Acneiform eruptions
- Perioral dermatitis
- Allergic contact dermatitis
- Maceration of the skin
- Secondary infection
- Skin atrophy
Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Psorcon E Emollient Cream (Diflorasone Diacetate Cream)
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