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Available in the form of an oil, Derma-Smoothe is used for treating certain skin conditions. The scalp oil is approved to treat psoriasis of the scalp in adults, while the body oil is approved to treat atopic dermatitis in adults and children as young as three months old. This prescription medication is sometimes used "off-label" to treat other skin conditions, such as seborrhea, vitiligo, and poison ivy.
What Is Derma-Smoothe Used For?Derma-Smoothe/FS® (fluocinolone oil) is a prescription topical (applied to the skin) corticosteroid medication. It comes as a body oil and a scalp oil. Derma-Smoothe body oil is approved to treat atopic dermatitis in adults and moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis in children. The scalp oil is approved to treat psoriasis of the scalp in adults only.
Using Derma-Smoothe for Atopic DermatitisAtopic dermatitis is a chronic (long-lasting) skin disorder that is characterized by dry, itchy, and inflamed rashes. It is commonly referred to as eczema, although eczema is actually a general term for several types of inflammatory skin conditions. Atopic dermatitis is the most common type of eczema.
- Certain fabrics
- Allergens in the air, such as pollens or molds.