Diflorasone diacetate is a topical prescription drug used to treat eczema, dermatitis, and a variety of other skin conditions. It comes in the form of a regular cream, an emollient cream, and an ointment, and is typically applied to the affected areas one to three times a day. Side effects are possible and may include burning, irritation, and dryness.
What Is Diflorasone Diacetate?Diflorasone diacetate is a prescription skin medication. This is a topical steroid that is used to treat a wide variety of skin conditions, such as eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, and allergic reactions. It comes in the form of a cream, an ointment, and an emollient cream (emollient creams are more moisturizing, compared to regular creams, while still being nongreasy).
The emollient cream is sold under the brand name ApexiCon® E Cream. The regular ointment and cream were originally sold under various brand names, but are currently available only in generic form.
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