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Dead Sea Salt Psoriasis Cream - Generic Elocon Ointment

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  • Dead Sea Salt Psoriasis Cream -- Overview Information
    Dead Sea salt psoriasis cream can't cure psoriasis, but it appears to be helpful in relieving symptoms. This eMedTV resource discusses the benefits of using this psoriasis cream and explains how it helps improve scaly skin.
  • Derma-Smooth
    As this eMedTV segment explains, people who have scalp psoriasis or atopic dermatitis may benefit from Derma-Smoothe. This page briefly describes the drug and lists some of the potential side effects. Derma-Smooth is a common misspelling of Derma-Smoothe.
  • Derma-Smoothe
    Derma-Smoothe is used to treat scalp psoriasis in adults and atopic dermatitis in adults and children. This eMedTV resource provides a complete overview of this prescription medicine, including how it works, general dosing tips, side effects, and more.
  • Derma-Smoothe and Breastfeeding
    Is it safe for breastfeeding women to use Derma-Smoothe (fluocinolone oil)? This eMedTV segment examines whether this drug passes through breast milk and explains what to discuss with your healthcare provider before using this product.
  • Derma-Smoothe and Pregnancy
    The prescription drug Derma-Smoothe (fluocinolone oil) has a pregnancy Category C rating. This eMedTV resource looks at the reasons why some pregnant women may not be able to use this oil and what problems it caused in pregnant animals.
  • Derma-Smoothe Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV Web selection, the recommended Derma-Smoothe dosage will depend on how old you are and whether you are using the oil on the scalp or the body. This resource contains a list of helpful tips on properly using this product.
  • Derma-Smoothe Drug Interactions
    Derma-Smoothe can react with aldesleukin and certain other drugs. However, as this eMedTV segment explains, the risk for interactions with Derma-Smoothe is generally low. This article takes a closer look.
  • Derma-Smoothe Oil Information
    Derma-Smoothe is a medicine licensed to treat scalp psoriasis and atopic dermatitis. This eMedTV article offers more information on Derma-Smoothe, including how this oil is applied and when it is used in children. A link to more details is also included.
  • Derma-Smoothe Overdose
    Some of the possible effects of a Derma-Smoothe (fluocinolone oil) overdose include glaucoma and psychosis. This eMedTV Web selection describes other effects that may result from an overdose and discusses how these problems may be treated.
  • Derma-Smoothe Side Effects
    Skin reactions, acne, and stretch marks are some of the common side effects of Derma-Smoothe. However, as this eMedTV article explains, there are more serious side effects that require prompt medical care, such as fever or skin that looks infected.
  • Derma-Smoothe Uses
    By decreasing inflammation and suppressing the immune system, Derma-Smoothe can treat certain skin problems. This eMedTV page examines the uses of Derma-Smoothe in detail, including the specific conditions it can treat and whether it's safe for children.
  • Derma-Smoothe Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV segment lists several warnings and precautions for Derma-Smoothe, including information on who should not use this skin medication. It also describes possible complications that may occur.
  • Derma-Smoothe/FS
    As this eMedTV article explains, Derma-Smoothe/FS is a medicated oil used to treat scalp psoriasis and atopic dermatitis. This Web page explores how to use this medication, lists side effects, and provides a link to more details.
  • Derma-Smoothe/FS for Scalp
    As a type of treatment for psoriasis of the scalp, Derma-Smoothe/FS is applied once daily at night. This eMedTV resource describes another possible use and covers some information on when and how to apply the oil. A link to more details is also provided.
  • DesOwen
    DesOwen is a skin medicine prescribed to treat conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis. This eMedTV Web page offers a closer look at this topical steroid medicine, including how it works, possible side effects, safety precautions, and more.
  • DesOwen and Breastfeeding
    It is not known if DesOwen (desonide) passes through breast milk. This eMedTV article discusses whether it is safe for women who are breastfeeding to use DesOwen, with details on how to avoid exposing your nursing baby to this skin medicine.
  • DesOwen and Pregnancy
    DesOwen (desonide) must be used with extra caution if you are expecting. This article from the eMedTV Web library describes what happened when steroids like DesOwen were given to pregnant animals and discusses what your doctor may recommend.
  • DesOwen Cream
    A doctor may prescribe DesOwen cream to treat skin conditions like psoriasis, dermatitis, and eczema. This eMedTV article describes how this skin cream works to relieve itching and inflammation. A link to more detailed information is also included.
  • DesOwen Dosage
    When using DesOwen, apply a thin layer on the affected skin areas two to three times a day. This eMedTV Web selection takes a closer look at DesOwen dosing guidelines, including helpful tips on effectively using this prescription skin medicine.
  • DesOwen Drug Information
    Available by prescription, DesOwen is used for treating eczema, psoriasis, and other skin conditions. This eMedTV article provides more drug information on DesOwen, including what to discuss with your doctor. A link to more details is also included.
  • DesOwen Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV page explains that although DesOwen is unlikely to cause negative interactions with most drugs, there are some medications that may not be safe to use with DesOwen. This article lists these drugs and explains the reactions that may occur.
  • DesOwen Lotion
    If you have eczema, psoriasis, or dermatitis, a doctor may prescribe DesOwen lotion. This eMedTV segment provides a brief description of what DesOwen lotion is used for and how it works. A link to more information is also provided.
  • DesOwen Overdose
    Using too much DesOwen (desonide) for long periods of time can cause problems, such as Cushing's syndrome. This eMedTV resource discusses other possible complications that may occur and explains how your doctor may treat any symptoms that result.
  • DesOwen Side Effects
    Burning and stinging of the skin are the most commonly reported side effects of DesOwen. This eMedTV page highlights other possible reactions to this skin medicine, including long-term problems and potentially serious problems that may occur.
  • DesOwen Uses
    If you have eczema, psoriasis, or certain other skin conditions, you may benefit from DesOwen. This eMedTV Web selection describes other approved uses for DesOwen, explains how the drug works, and discusses whether it is safe for use in children.
  • DesOwen Warnings and Precautions
    You may not be able to use DesOwen if you are taking certain medications or have certain allergies. This eMedTV article outlines important precautions and safety warnings for DesOwen, including what your doctor needs to know about your medical history.
  • Does Psoriatic Arthritis Cause Heel Pain?
    This page of the eMedTV library describes why psoriatic arthritis might cause heel pain, but it also lists another condition that could be responsible. Regardless of the cause, this article stresses the importance of reporting this symptom to your doctor.
  • Does Stress Have an Effect on Psoriatic Arthritis Symptoms?
    Stress certainly seems to cause an increase in the symptoms of psoriatic arthritis a person experiences. As this eMedTV Web page explains, it can also make symptoms worse. This segment offers some ways to reduce stress, which may help relieve symptoms.
  • Dovenex
    People with plaque psoriasis may be prescribed Dovonex, which comes as a cream or a liquid. This eMedTV resource provides a brief overview of this drug, with information on side effects and safety precautions. Dovenex is a common misspelling of Dovonex.
  • Dovonex
    Dovonex is a prescription drug approved for the treatment of plaque psoriasis. This segment of the eMedTV library describes the different forms of this medicine, how it is used, possible side effects, what to tell your doctor before using it, and more.
  • Dovonex and Breastfeeding
    A woman who is breastfeeding likely can use Dovonex. However, as this segment of the eMedTV library explains, she should avoid putting the medication on the breast and avoid skin-to-skin contact between her baby and where Dovonex was applied.
  • Dovonex and Pregnancy
    While the FDA considers Dovonex a pregnancy Category C drug, it may still be prescribed to a pregnant woman. This eMedTV article explains why, discusses how the FDA rates the safety of drugs during pregnancy, and describes the results of animal studies.
  • Dovonex Cream
    This page from the eMedTV Web site provides a brief overview of the liquid, cream, and ointment forms of Dovonex. It explains what the drug is used to treat, how to apply it, and possible side effects. A link to in-depth information is also included.
  • Dovonex Dosage
    The standard dose for Dovonex is the same for everyone and is not dependent on other factors. This eMedTV Web page provides some general dosing guidelines for this medication, including how best to apply it to ensure an effective treatment process.
  • Dovonex Drug Interactions
    Lithobid, Diuril, and Oretic are among the drugs that can interact with Dovonex. This page of the eMedTV library lists other medicines that can react with Dovonex (including supplements) and explains the potentially negative consequences that may result.
  • Dovonex Medication Information
    Dovonex is often prescribed to treat a certain type of psoriasis. This page of the eMedTV Web site provides important information on the medication Dovonex, including the different forms and what to tell your doctor before beginning treatment.
  • Dovonex Overdose
    The specific effects of a Dovonex overdose are unknown, but, as this eMedTV article explains, would likely involve signs of high blood calcium, such as increased thirst, stomach pain, and lethargy. Treatment may involve medications and IV fluids.
  • Dovonex Side Effects
    Most people have no problems with Dovonex; side effects, however, are possible. This eMedTV article lists side effects reported with both forms of this medication, as well as potentially serious reactions that require prompt medical attention.
  • Dovonex Uses
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Dovonex is used for the treatment of plaque psoriasis, a skin condition that causes red-silver patches that may be swollen. This page explains these uses in more detail, including off-label and pediatric indications.
  • Dovonex Warnings and Precautions
    In rare cases, Dovonex may cause abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood, which can be dangerous. This eMedTV segment provides other important precautions and warnings for Dovonex, including who should avoid the medication altogether.
  • Drug Interactions With Cyclosporine
    Grapefruit juice, echinacea, and various other products can cause drug interactions with cyclosporine. This eMedTV page highlights other important reactions you should be aware of before beginning treatment and how to minimize your risk for problems.
  • Drug Interactions With Etanercept
    This portion of the eMedTV library explores potential drug interactions with etanercept and other medications, such as live vaccines, anakinra, and cyclophosphamide. This page also explains how these interactions can potentially lead to problems.
  • Drug Interactions With Fluocinonide Ointment
    Using aldesleukin or corticorelin together with fluocinonide ointment may result in drug interactions. This eMedTV segment takes a look at the complications these reactions might cause and what your healthcare provider may do to minimize any problems.
  • Drug Interactions With Golimumab
    As this eMedTV page explains, golimumab can interact with a number of drugs, including warfarin and certain vaccines. This article takes a closer look at these and other interactions, including information on the problems that can occur.
  • Drug Interactions With Halobetasol
    People who are treating skin conditions with halobetasol may not be able to use aldesleukin or corticorelin. This eMedTV page explains how combining these drugs with halobetasol can lead to negative interactions and covers what your doctor may recommend.
  • Drug Interactions With Methotrexate
    As this eMedTV segment explains, drug interactions can occur if you take methotrexate with Accutane, antibiotics, or several other medications. This page tells you what you need to know about interactions with this product and how they may be avoided.
  • Drug Interactions With Triamcinolone Acetonide Ointment
    Using corticorelin or aldesleukin with triamcinolone acetonide ointment may result in drug interactions. This eMedTV article describes the complications these reactions might cause and what your healthcare provider may do to minimize any problems.
  • Elacon
    Elocon is a medicine licensed to treat psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis, and various other skin conditions. This eMedTV Web resource gives a brief overview of this drug and provides a link to more information. Elacon is a common misspelling of Elocon.
  • Elcon
    Elocon is prescribed to treat dermatitis, eczema, or other skin problems. This page from the eMedTV Web site describes how this drug works, explains how it is applied, and lists possible side effects. Elcon is a common misspelling of Elocon.
  • Elcon Cream
    Elocon is a medicine used for the treatment of certain skin inflammation, such as eczema and dermatitis. This eMedTV page explains how this prescription drug works and lists general safety issues. Elcon cream is a common misspelling of Elocon cream.
  • Elicon
    As this eMedTV page explains, Elocon is prescribed to treat certain skin conditions, including eczema, dermatitis, and psoriasis. This page covers how this skin medicine works and lists possible side effects. Elicon is a common misspelling of Elocon.
  • Elicon Cream
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Elocon cream to treat psoriasis, eczema, or other skin problems. This eMedTV article explains what your doctor needs to know before you can use this medicine. Elicon cream is a common misspelling of Elocon cream.
  • Elocan
    As this eMedTV resource discusses, skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis may be treated with Elocon. This article offers a brief overview of this prescription medicine and provides a link to more details. Elocan is a common misspelling of Elocon.
  • Elocon
    Available by prescription only, Elocon is used to treat eczema, psoriasis, and various other skin problems. This eMedTV page offers a complete overview of this steroid skin medicine, including how it works, possible side effects, various forms, and more.
  • Elocon and Breastfeeding
    It is unknown whether Elocon (mometasone) passes through breast milk or if it would harm a nursing baby. This eMedTV Web selection discusses whether it is safe for women who are breastfeeding to use Elocon and what your doctor may recommend.
  • Elocon and Pregnancy
    It is not clear if it is safe for pregnant women to use Elocon (mometasone). This eMedTV segment takes a look at what happened when steroids were given to pregnant animals, and explains why the FDA classifies Elocon as a pregnancy Category C medicine.
  • Elocon Cream
    A doctor may prescribe Elocon cream to treat certain skin conditions, such as eczema and psoriasis. This eMedTV Web page explains how this medicine works to relieve itching and inflammation. A list of possible side effects is also included.
  • Elocon Dosage
    In most cases, the standard dose of Elocon is to apply a thin layer to the affected area once daily. This eMedTV article describes the factors that may affect your dosage and outlines some important tips for when and how to use this drug.
  • Elocon Drug Interactions
    There are some medications that may negatively react with Elocon. This selection from the eMedTV Web site describes the interactions that may occur when Elocon is combined with drugs such as aldesleukin or corticorelin, and what your doctor may recommend.
  • Elocon Lotion
    A doctor may prescribe Elocon lotion to treat skin conditions like eczema and dermatitis. This eMedTV page offers a brief description of what Elocon lotion is used for and how it works. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • Elocon Medication Information
    This eMedTV article offers information on Elocon, a medication prescribed to treat several skin conditions. This page gives a brief overview of specific uses, possible side effects, and general safety precautions. A link to more details is also included.
  • Elocon Ointment
    Eczema, psoriasis, and certain other skin problems may be treated with Elocon ointment. This eMedTV segment discusses what this medicine is used for, how it works, and general safety precautions. A link to more details is also included.
  • Elocon Overdose
    As this eMedTV page explains, using too much Elocon for an extended period of time can lead to Cushing's syndrome or cause your body to stop producing its own natural steroids. This article covers other possible overdose symptoms and treatment options.
  • Elocon Side Effects
    Skin irritation and acne are some of the possible side effects of Elocon. This eMedTV segment lists other possible reactions to this skin medication, including long-term complications and potentially serious problems that require medical care.
  • Elocon Uses
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Elocon to treat eczema, dermatitis, and various other skin conditions. This eMedTV segment describes other approved and unapproved uses for Elocon, and discusses whether this product is safe for use in children.
  • Elocon Warnings and Precautions
    If you have certain allergies or are taking certain medicines, you may not be able to safely use Elocon. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at important safety warnings and precautions with Elocon, including potentially serious problems that may occur.
  • Etanercept
    Etanercept is a prescription medicine used to treat inflammatory conditions like rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV page explains how the medication works, lists side effects, and describes what to tell your healthcare provider prior to taking it.
  • Etanercept (Enbrel)
    If you have rheumatoid arthritis, you may benefit from a medication called etanercept (Enbrel). This eMedTV article gives a brief overview of this drug, with information on other conditions it can treat, how to use it, and common side effects.
  • Etanercept Dosing
    Your etanercept dosage will vary, depending on factors such as your age and other medications you take. This eMedTV Web page highlights dosing tips on when and how to take the etanercept injections and explains how the dosage is determined.
  • Etanercipt
    This eMedTV resource describes how etanercept treats certain inflammatory conditions of the joints and skin. This page also explains what to tell your healthcare provider prior to taking the drug. Etanercipt is a common misspelling of Etanercept.
  • Etanersept
    This eMedTV page explains that etanercept relieves inflammatory conditions of the joints and skin. This resource describes how etanercept works and also lists the conditions etanercept can treat. Etanersept is a common misspelling of etanercept.
  • Fluocinonide Ointment
    Available by prescription, fluocinonide ointment can help treat skin conditions like psoriasis and eczema. This eMedTV page describes how this steroid works to treat itching and inflammation of the skin, offers dosing guidelines, and lists side effects.
  • Fluocinonide Ointment Dosage
    This eMedTV article explains that the dosing guidelines for fluocinonide ointment call for applying a thin layer to the affected areas two to four times a day. This page also lists some helpful tips for when and how to use this medicated skin ointment.
  • Fluocinonide Ointment Information
    This eMedTV page offers some important information on fluocinonide ointment, a medicine prescribed to treat skin conditions like eczema and dermatitis. This page also explains why this drug is not suitable for some people and lists possible side effects.
  • Fluocinonide Ointment Side Effects
    A skin rash, dryness, and burning are some of the possible side effects of fluocinonide ointment. This eMedTV resource lists other potential reactions to this ointment, including serious problems that need medical care and long-term effects of the drug.
  • Generic Aclovate
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, generic Aclovate (alclometasone) ointment and cream are available. This article takes a closer look at these generic products, including who makes these medications and whether they are as good as the brand-name drug.
  • Generic Amevive
    At this time, no generic versions of Amevive are available. As this eMedTV page explains, brand-name Amevive is under certain rules that prevent generic versions from being made. This article explains whether these laws are likely to change.
  • Generic ApexiCon E Cream
    As explained in this eMedTV page, the FDA technically considers ApexiCon E Cream (diflorasone emollient cream) a generic product, but it is priced like a brand-name drug. This page lists some other, less expensive alternatives that may be available.
  • Generic Cordran Tape
    As explained in this eMedTV page, no generic versions of Cordran Tape (flurandrenolide tape) are available at this time. This page explains why it is unclear as to when a generic version of this medication may become available.
  • Generic Cutivate Cream
    As explained in this eMedTV Web article, Cutivate Cream is available as a generic medication. This resource offers more information on this medicine, including details on whether generic Cutivate Cream is as good as the brand-name medication.
  • Generic Cyclocort
    This eMedTV article explains that Cyclocort (amcinonide) is available as a generic ointment, cream, and lotion. This resource further explores these generic Cyclocort products, including who makes them and whether they are as good as the brand-name drug.
  • Generic Derma-Smoothe
    As explained in this eMedTV page, generic Derma-Smoothe (fluocinolone oil) is available as both a body oil and a scalp oil. This page lists the available strengths of these products and discusses whether they are equivalent to the brand-name medication.
  • Generic DesOwen
    There are generic DesOwen (desonide) products currently available. This page of the eMedTV Web site takes a closer look at these generic versions, including the various forms available and whether they are as good as the brand-name drug.
  • Generic Dovonex
    At this time, all versions of Dovonex are available in generic form. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at this topic, explaining who makes the generic versions and how the FDA rates the equivalency of generic drugs.
  • Generic Elocon
    This selection from the eMedTV Web library explains that generic Elocon (mometasone) is available in the form of a cream, a lotion, and an ointment. This page also discusses whether these generic products are as good as the brand-name medication.
  • Generic Elocon Ointment
    As this eMedTV article explains, Elocon ointment comes in a generic form. This page takes a brief look at this generic skin medicine, including what it's used for and whether it's as good as the brand-name drug. A link to more details is also included.
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