Genacort is a topical steroid used for treatment of mild to moderate inflammatory skin disorders such as eczema. It prevents the release of substances t... View More
Uses of Genacort
Side effects of Genacort
How to use Genacort
This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and ... View More
How Genacort works
Genacort is a steroid medicine which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers that make the skin red, swollen and itchy.
Corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses, Contact allergic dermatitis, Eczema - atopic; infantile; discoid; stasis, Seborrheic dermatitis, Skin irritatio... View More
Corticosteroid-responsive Dermatoses Adult: Apply a thin film onto affected area 2-3 times daily.
Atopic Dermatitis <3 months: Safety and efficacy not established >3 months: Apply film to affected area q12hr Corticosteroid-responsive Dermatoses ... View More
Viral/fungal infections, tubercular or syphilitic lesions, bacterial infections unless used in conjunction with appropriate chemotherapy.
Mode of Action
Hydrocortisone is a corticosteroid used for its anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive effects. Its anti-inflammatory action is due to the suppression ... View More
DM, elderly, patients on prolonged therapy. Pregnancy and lactation. Lactation: Excretion in milk unknown; use with caution
Skin atrophy,Striae,Acneform lesions,Perioral dermatitis,Folliculitis,Itching,Pigmentation changes,HPA suppression (with higher potency used >2 wk)
Thiazides may enhance hyperglycaemia and hypokalaemia caused by corticosteroids. Increased incidence of peptic ulcer or GI bleeding with concurrent NSAI... View More