This medication is used to treat certain skin infections. This product contains neomycin, an antibiotic that works by stopping the growth of bacteria. It also contains fluocinolone, a medium-strength corticosteroid that helps to reduce swelling, itching, and redness of the skin.This medication treats only bacterial skin infections. It will not work for other types of skin infections (such as infections caused by fungi, viruses). Unnecessary use or misuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness.
How to use Neomycin-Fluocinolone Cream
This medication is for use on the skin only. Wash your hands before using. Clean and dry the affected area. Apply a thin film of medication to the affected area and gently rub in as directed by your doctor, usually 2 to 4 times a day. Wash your hands after use, unless you are using this product to treat the hands.
Do not cover, bandage, or wrap the area unless directed to do so by your doctor. If used in the diaper area on an infant, do not use tight-fitting diapers or plastic pants.
Do not use large amounts of this medication or apply this more often or for a longer period than directed. Your condition will not improve any faster, and your risk of side effects will increase. This product is not recommended for use over a wide area of the body. Do not use this product for longer than 1 week unless directed by your doctor.
Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, use it at the same times each day.
Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve after 1 week.
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