Drenison is a cream whose active ingredient is Fludroxicortide, a corticoid substance that has anti-inflammatory and antipruritic action.It is able to relieve symptoms of various skin problems such as psoriasis, dermatitis or burns.This medicine should only be applied to the skin and can also be purchased at conventional, prescription pharmacies in the form of occlusive dressing and scalp lotion.
The price of Drenison is approximately 25 reais for cream and lotion, and 70 reais for the occlusive dressing. However, the amount may vary depending on the place of purchase.
What is it for
Drenison is used to treat various skin problems such as dermatitis, lupus, sunburn, acne, lichen planus, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis or exfoliative dermatitis.
How to use
The dose of treatment should be indicated by the doctor, however, the cream and lotion should be applied on the affected region:
- Adults: 2 to 3 times a day;
- Children: 1 to 2 times a day.
In the case of the occlusive dressing it should be replaced every 12 hours.
Possible side effects
Some of the most common side effects of using this medicine include increased hair in the area, itching, light spots, pimples, stretch marks, inflammation of the hair root, skin irritation, burning sensation or dryness.
Who should not use
Drenison is contraindicated for pregnant or lactating women, as well as people with herpes or other skin infections.In the case of children, this medicine should only be used with knowledge of the pediatrician as it may interfere with the normal development of the child.