Psorcon E Emollient Cream

Last updated on RxList: 1/30/2018
Psorcon E Emollient Cream Side Effects Center

Last reviewed on RxList 1/30/2018

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
  • burning
  • 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
  • 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.

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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 Psorcon E Emollient Cream (Diflorasone Diacetate Cream)

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SIDE EFFECTS

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

Vision Disorders: cataract, glaucoma, central serous chorioretinopathy

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Psorcon E Emollient Cream (Diflorasone Diacetate Cream)

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