What is it?
Fluocinolone Acetonide is a corticosteroid medication used in topical corticosteroids. There are many different types of cortisone products. An allergy to Fluocinolone Acetonide does not mean you are allergic to all corticosteroids.
How can I avoid it?
Avoidance requires reading labels, package inserts, and on occasion, direct communication with the manufacturer. You should alert your health care provider about your allergy to this substance so Fluocinolone Acetonide is not prescribed for you.
Skin contact with Fluocinolone Acetonide is required for it to cause a rash. Discontinuation of exposure to products containing Fluocinolone Acetonide should result in improvement and/or resolution of your dermatitis. By law, all products made in the US for topical use have the ingredients listed either on the product package or the box that contains it, so check the labeling of your skin care products for this ingredient. If there is no information ask your pharmacist or call the company directly. At work, request a material safety data sheet (MSDS) to help identify potential sources of exposure.
- Relief of susceptible inflammatory dermatosis
- Moderately potent steroid
Other names for Fluocinolone Acetonide:
- Trade name-Synalar Solution
- Trade name-Derma-Smoothe/FS topical solution
Potential cross-reacting/co-reacting substances:
- Fluocinolone acetonide
- Triamcinolone acetonide
- Triamcinolone benetonide
- Triamcinolone diacetate
- Triamcinolone hexacetonide