TOPICORT SPRAY - Cancer Therapy Advisor

TOPICORT SPRAY Rx

Psoriasis:

Indications for TOPICORT SPRAY:

Plaque psoriasis.

Adult:

≥18yrs: apply thin film to affected areas twice daily for up to max 4 weeks; discontinue when control is achieved. Do not occlude.

Children:

<18yrs: not recommended.

Warnings/Precautions:

Not for oral, ophthalmic, or intravaginal use. Avoid use on face, axilla, or groin. Do not use on pre-existing skin atrophy. Risk of HPA axis suppression with high-potency steroids, prolonged use, application to large surface area, use of occlusive dressings, altered skin barrier, liver failure, young age; discontinue gradually, reduce dose, or substitute with less potent corticosteroid if occurs. Treat infection if present; discontinue if infection persists or worsens. Flammable. Avoid abrupt cessation in chronic use. Reevaluate periodically. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Pharmacologic Class:

Corticosteroid.

Adverse Reactions:

Application site dryness, irritation and pruritus; allergic contact dermatitis (discontinue if irritation occurs), HPA axis suppression (esp. in children); rare: Cushing's syndrome, hyperglycemia.

Generic Availability:

YES

How Supplied:

Spray—100mL

TOPICORT SPRAY Rx

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Psoriasis:

Indications for TOPICORT SPRAY:

Plaque psoriasis.

Adult:

≥18yrs: apply thin film to affected areas twice daily for up to max 4 weeks; discontinue when control is achieved. Do not occlude.

Children:

<18yrs: not recommended.

Warnings/Precautions:

Not for oral, ophthalmic, or intravaginal use. Avoid use on face, axilla, or groin. Do not use on pre-existing skin atrophy. Risk of HPA axis suppression with high-potency steroids, prolonged use, application to large surface area, use of occlusive dressings, altered skin barrier, liver failure, young age; discontinue gradually, reduce dose, or substitute with less potent corticosteroid if occurs. Treat infection if present; discontinue if infection persists or worsens. Flammable. Avoid abrupt cessation in chronic use. Reevaluate periodically. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Pharmacologic Class:

Corticosteroid.

Adverse Reactions:

Application site dryness, irritation and pruritus; allergic contact dermatitis (discontinue if irritation occurs), HPA axis suppression (esp. in children); rare: Cushing's syndrome, hyperglycemia.

Generic Availability:

YES

How Supplied:

Spray—100mL

Topical steroids:

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