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Ultiderm Lotion

Manufactured byPERCOS INDIA PVT. LTD
ContainsFluocinolone
Description
Ultiderm Lotion is topical medicine used to treat skin conditions such as eczema (a skin condition in which the skin becomes dry, itchy, red, and bumpy), dermatitis (skin irritation), psoriasis (a skin condition that occurs due to abnormal immune activity and causes dry, itchy, and scaly skin due to buildup of skin cells), etc. It works by decreasing the production of certain chemicals in your body and relieves symptoms like redness, swelling, irritation, etc. Ultiderm Lotion shows some side effects like burning sensation, irritation, itching, or dryness at the site of application. Inform your doctor if any of these symptoms persist or worsen. Ultiderm Lotion is meant for external use only. Avoid contact with your eyes, nose, or mouth. Rinse with plenty of water in case of accidental contact. Use it regularly as prescribed by your doctor. Wash and dry the affected area before application. Apply a thin layer of the lotion over the affected area. Do not cover the affected area with bandages unless instructed by your doctor. Ultiderm Lotion is not recommended for use if you are allergic to it. Inform your doctor if you have any other skin conditions or using any other topical medicines. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or are breastfeeding before using this medicine. Avoid using Ultiderm Lotion for any other skin conditions unless prescribed by your doctor.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Ultiderm Lotion

  • Lightening of skin at the area of application
  • Change in skin color
  • Acne
  • Dry skin
  • Skin irritation
  • Swelling

Uses of Ultiderm Lotion

What is it prescribed for?

  • Inflammatory skin conditions
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The time required for Ultiderm Lotion to show its action is clinically unknown.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The time duration for which Ultiderm Lotion remains active in the body is clinically unknown.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported for Ultiderm Lotion.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Ultiderm Lotion is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless necessary. If you are pregnant, consult your doctor before using this lotion.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    Due to the lack of sufficient safety data, Ultiderm Lotion should be used while breastfeeding only upon your doctor's recommendation. If you are breastfeeding, consult your doctor before using this lotion.

Allergy

Avoid using Ultiderm Lotion if you are allergic to it. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulty, etc.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Ultiderm Lotion is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless necessary. If you are pregnant, consult your doctor before using this lotion.

Breast-feeding

Due to the lack of sufficient safety data, Ultiderm Lotion should be used while breastfeeding only upon your doctor's recommendation. If you are breastfeeding, consult your doctor before using this lotion.
General warnings

External use

Ultiderm Lotion is recommended for external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes, mouth, open wounds, or broken skin.

Growth retardation

Ultiderm Lotion may interfere with the growth and development of children. Hence, children using this medicine should be monitored closely concerning growth parameters such as body weight, height, etc. Your child's doctor may prescribe the minimum effective dose to reduce the chances of such side effects.

Other medicines

Ultiderm Lotion may interact with other medicines and cause side effects. Hence, inform your doctor about all your current medicines before beginning treatment with Ultiderm Lotion.

Missed Dose

Apply the missed dose of Ultiderm Lotion as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not apply a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

An overdose of Ultiderm Lotion is not likely to cause severe symptoms. However, the ingestion of this medicine may cause harm and immediate medical intervention may be required.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
Disease interactions

Infections

Use of high doses or prolonged use of Ultiderm Lotion may get absorbed in your body and suppress the activity of your immune system. Thus it may increase the risk of infections or worsen your condition if you have an infection. Hence, Ultiderm Lotion should be used with caution if you have infections.

Hyperadrenocorticism

Hyperadrenocorticism is a condition that occurs due to high levels of cortisol (a chemical substance that helps your body respond to stress, regulate blood sugar, and fight infections) in the body. Ultiderm Lotion should be used with caution as it may occasionally cause or worsen hyperadrenocorticism if applied over a large area for a prolonged time.

Ocular Toxicities

Ultiderm Lotion may increase the intraocular pressure (fluid pressure inside the eye) and cause glaucoma (a condition where the pressure within the eyeballs is abnormally high that can damage the optic nerve and lead to loss of vision). Inform your doctor if you experience any vision problems.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Apply a thin film of Ultiderm Lotion to the affected area of the skin as instructed by your doctor. Follow all the usage instructions mentioned on the label or the package insert. Avoid applying Ultiderm Lotion in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Avoid covering the application area with bandages or other dressings unless specifically instructed by your doctor. Contact your doctor if the symptoms do not improve or resolve after two weeks of use.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Ultiderm Lotion inhibits the production of certain chemicals responsible for causing symptoms such as pain, redness, swelling, itching, etc.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Topical steroids

Schedule

Schedule H

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