Class: Corticosteroids (Endocrine system drugs)
Mechanism of Action:
Molecular Formulae: C22H28FO5.C5H9O = 476.6
Precautions: Untreated bacterial, fungal or viral infection. acne vulgaris.
Indications/Uses: Severe inflammatory skin disorders (eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis); cream or oint 0.1%. orally for allergic and inflammatory conditions.
Interactions: Oral: rifampicin. phenytoin. phenobarbitone.
Side Effects: Orally; osteoporosis, peptic ulcer, oedema, moon face, acne, hirtuism, muscle weakness.