Cyclocort Dosage

Your healthcare provider will determine your Cyclocort dosage based on the type and severity of the skin condition being treated. In general, a small amount of this medicine is applied to the affected areas of the skin two or three times daily. Do not cover the medicine with a bandage or any type of dressing, unless your healthcare provider recommends it.

An Introduction to Dosing With Cyclocort

The dose of Cyclocort® (amcinonide) your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending mostly on the type and severity of the skin condition being treated. As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
 

Cyclocort Dosage for Skin Conditions

The standard dosage of Cyclocort for treating itching or inflammation due to a wide variety of skin conditions, such as psoriasis, eczema, or atopic dermatitis, is a thin layer applied to the affected area(s) of the skin two or three times a day. Gently rub the medication into the skin, being careful not to damage the irritated area. Wash your hands after applying the medication, unless you are treating your hands.
 
Your healthcare provider may recommend covering the medicine with a dressing. Ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist for a recommendation on which type of dressing to use. Using a dressing might help improve the absorption of the medicine; however, it also increases the risk for Cyclocort side effects.
 
If no improvement is seen within two weeks, talk with your healthcare provider about a different treatment approach.
 

General Information on Using Cyclocort

Some considerations to keep in mind during treatment with Cyclocort include the following:
 
  • This medication is usually applied to the affected area(s) of the skin two or three times a day.
  • Apply Cyclocort sparingly. More is not better; only a thin film is necessary.
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be used as prescribed.
  • If you are unsure about anything related to your dosage or Cyclocort dosing in general, please talk with your healthcare provider or pharmacist.

Cyclocort Medication Information

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