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Lidex Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Lidex is a steroid medication and it is used to treats itching and inflammation of various skin problems such as redness and swelling.

Lidex Dosage

  • For adults, you should be applied this medication to the affected areas in a thin film 2 to 4 times a day.
  • Children should be given the smallest effective dose.

Uses of Lidex

  • It is used to treats itching and inflammation of various skin problems.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Lidex

Before taken Lidex medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Lidex. Side effects may include:

  • Acne-like eruptions
  • Burning
  • Dryness
  • Excessive hair growth
  • Infection of the skin
  • Lack of skin color
  • Prickly heat
  • Skin inflammation

Warnings and precautions before taking Lidex:

  • If enough of the drug is absorbed through the skin, then it may produce unusual side effects such as increased sugar in your blood and urine and a group of symptoms known as Cushing's syndrome, emotional disturbances, high blood pressure, and growth of body hair in women.
  • You should be discontinued this medication if irritation develops, and you should be used another treatment.
  • Extended treatment with any steroid product may alsio cause skin to waste away. This may also occur with short-term use on the face, and skin creases. So you should be used this medication with extra caution.

Drug Interaction :-

No interactions have been reported with Lidex. But if you are taking Lidex with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Lidex with other drugs.


After taken Lidex if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Lidex overdose include:

  • Easily bruised skin
  • Increased blood pressure
  • Mood swings
  • Water retention

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