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Topicort Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Topicort is a synthetic steroid medication in cream, gel, or ointment form that is used to treats inflammation and itching that may be caused by a variety of skin conditions.

Topicort Dosage

  • For adults, you should apply a thin film of Topicort cream, gel, or ointment to the affected area 2 times a day. Rub in gently.
  • For children, you should use at least amount of Topicort necessary to relieve symptoms.

Uses of Topicort

  • It is used to treat inflammation and itching that may be caused by skin conditions.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Topicort

Before taken Topicort 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 Topicort. Side effects may include:

  • Acne-like pimples
  • Blistering
  • Dryness
  • Excessive growth of hair
  • Infection
  • Loss of skin pigmentation
  • Prickly heat
  • Skin inflammation around the mouth
  • Rash

Warnings and precautions before taking Topicort:

  • Long-term use of steroids such as Topicort may interfere with the growth and development of children. They may also develop headaches, or bulging at the top of the head.
  • You should avoid covering a treated area with tight waterproof diapers or plastic pants. They can increase unwanted absorption of Topicort.
  • If your skin becomes irritated or infected, then you should stop using Topicort and call your doctor.

Drug Interaction :-

No interactions have been reported. But if you are taking Topicort 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 Topicort with other drugs.


After taken Topicort 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 Topicort overdose include:

  • Emotional disturbances
  • High blood pressure
  • Weight gain

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