Drenison tape 4 mcg/cm2 for skin inflammation (corticosteroid, fludroxycortide, Haelan, Cordran)
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General information on Japanese Drenison tape 4 mcg/cm2 for skin inflammation (corticosteroid, fludroxycortide, Haelan, Cordran)
Package details: 50 sheets
Manufacturer: Teikoku Seiyaku Co., Ltd., Japan
Active ingredients: fludroxycortide (chemical formula C24H33FO6)
Medical effect: Drenison tape is effective for treating skin inflammations in patients with following diseases and conditions:
- For patients with palmoplantar pustulosis Drenison tape is one of the most effective remedies as the active ingredient penetrates through the thick foot skin,
- Eczema or dermatitis,
- lichen ruber planus.
Contraindications and precautions: do not use for pregnant, possibly pregnant or breastfeeding women. Do not use for patients with bacterial, fungal, spirochetal or viral skin infection, vector-borne skin disease (scabies, pubic lice), eczematous otitis externa with eardrum perforation, ulcer, burns or frostbites.
If an allergic reaction occurs, stop using the medicine and consult with your doctor. If you’re taking any other medication or receiving any other treatment, you have to consult with your doctor before use.
Dosage and administration
Wash and dry the affected area gently, then apply the tape. Replace it with new one every 12 or 24 hours, cleaning and drying before each replacement. If necessary, apply the tape only at night.
How effective is Drenison tape 4 mcg/cm2 from Japan for skin inflammation (corticosteroid, fludroxycortide, Haelan, Cordran)?
Drenison tape contains fludroxycortide, also called flurandrenolide and flurandrenolone. It’s a synthetic adrenal corticosteroid, providing anti-inflammatory effect. The active ingredient does not cause disturbance of electrolyte, liver or renal function or suppression of adrenal function. The size of each tape is about 7.5*10 cm.
Who should use Drenison tape 4 mcg/cm2 from Japan?
Drenison tape is effective for the treatment of eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, palmoplantar pustulosis and lichen ruber planus. Studies showed that tape containing fludroxycortide showed consistently greater clearing in terms of erythema, scaling, induration, and treatment success than other ointments in patients with psoriasis (G. G. Krueger, M. A. O'Reilly et al. “Comparative efficacy of once-daily flurandrenolide tape versus twice-daily diflorasone diacetate ointment in the treatment of psoriasis”. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 1998, 38 (2 Pt 1): 186-90).