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More Details on Diflorasone Emollient Cream

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you forget a dose, apply it as soon as possible, unless it is almost time for the next dose. In this case, simply skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not use a double dose.

How Does Diflorasone Emollient Cream Work?

Diflorasone emollient cream is part of a group of medications known as glucocorticoids, which are a type of corticosteroid (or "steroid" for short). Although glucocorticoids have numerous effects in the body, they are used mostly for their anti-inflammatory or immune-suppressing properties. Diflorasone emollient cream works by decreasing inflammation and suppressing an overactive immune system.

When and How to Use Diflorasone Emollient Cream

Some general considerations to keep in mind during treatment with diflorasone emollient cream include the following:
  • This medication is usually applied to the affected area(s) of the skin one to three times a day.
  • Apply diflorasone emollient cream 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. This can help with the absorption of diflorasone emollient cream into the bloodstream, but it also increases the risk for side effects.
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be used as prescribed.

Storage Information

Diflorasone emollient cream should be stored at room temperature. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children and pets.

Is There a Generic Version?

This medication is not available in generic form (see Generic ApexiCon E Cream for more information).

Diflorasone Emollient Cream Information

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