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Lidex Ointment

If your healthcare provider recommends treating your skin condition with Lidex® (fluocinonide) ointment, you may be wondering what this medicine is and how it works.
 
This medication is available by prescription only and is licensed for the treatment of various skin conditions, such as:
 
 
Lidex ointment is a type of steroid and works by reducing inflammation and suppressing an overactive immune system. The ointment is applied to the affected areas of the skin two to four times daily. Using this medicine for extended periods can cause potentially serious problems, such as diabetes or Cushing's syndrome.
 
(For more information on this ointment, click Lidex. This resource discusses dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and some general safety precautions to be aware of before beginning treatment.)
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