What is Fluocinolone?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: DermOtic Oil Retisert Implant

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Fluocinolone is a corticosteroid that is used to treat inflammaiton, redness and itchiness of the skin. It is also available as an ear drop to treat chronic eczematous external otitis.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Itchy ears 4 3
Iritis 1 1
Pain in ear 1 1
Posterior uveitis 1 1
Psoriasis in ears 1 3

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
4
None
1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Fluocinolone

Side effect Patients
Eye pressure 1

Why patients stopped taking Fluocinolone

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
Doctor's advice 1
Expense 1
See all 4 patients who've stopped taking Fluocinolone

Duration

Stopped taking Fluocinolone

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 3
< $25 1
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Fluocinolone.