Amcinonide Drug Information
Amcinonide (Cyclocort®) is a medication licensed for the treatment of a variety of skin conditions, such as eczema, dermatitis, and psoriasis. It comes in the form of an ointment, a lotion, and a cream and is approved for use in adults only.
When using amcinonide, apply a thin layer of the medicine on the affected areas of the skin two to three times daily. Possible side effects may include skin irritation, such as burning, itching, and dryness.
Before using amcinonide, make sure your healthcare provider has up-to-date information on any other drugs you are taking, including vitamins and supplements, as well as any allergies you may have, including to medications, foods, dyes, or preservatives. Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
(For more information on this drug, click Amcinonide. This full-length article provides information on how this drug works, dosing guidelines, and general safety precautions to be aware of before beginning treatment.)