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Basic Information on Diflorasone Diacetate

When and How to Use Diflorasone Diacetate

Some general considerations to keep in mind during treatment with diflorasone diacetate include the following:
 
  • This medication is usually applied to the affected area(s) of the skin one to three times a day.
     
  • Apply diflorasone diacetate sparingly and gently rub it in. More is not better. Only a thin film is necessary.
     
  • Do not cover the medication with a dressing or bandage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so, as this increases the risk of side effects.
     
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be used as prescribed.
     

Dosing Information

The recommended dosage of this medication varies, depending on the severity of the condition being treated. As always, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
 
(Click Diflorasone Diacetate Dosage for more information.)
 

Side Effects of Diflorasone Diacetate

Just like any medicine, diflorasone diacetate may cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well.
 
If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious reactions are less common.
 
The most common side effects of steroid medications like diflorasone diacetate include:
 
  • Burning
  • Irritation
  • Itching
  • Dryness.
     
(Click Diflorasone Diacetate Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
 

Diflorasone Diacetate Drug Information

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