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Used for: Corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses, Scalp psoriasis

How to use it?

Flucortderm is available in creams, ointment and gel. Wash your hand before and after each application.


For mild to moderate skin inflammation, apply a thin layer 1-2 times daily to the affected area.

What are the side effects of Flucortderm?

Common side effects of Flucortderm include skin dryness and a burning sensation. Prolonged use may cause skin thinning. 

Who should not take Flucortderm?

  • People allergic to Fluocinolone or any component of the formulation
  • Patients with viral, bacterial or fungal skin lesions, parasitic skin infections or acne or any open wounds

Pharmacist Tips:

  • Use the smallest amount for the shortest period of time. Treatment duration should be limited to 5 days.
  • Do not use Flucortderm on broken or inflamed skin.
  • If you discover worsening of symptoms, such as a new skin infection, stop using the cream and report it to your doctor immediately.
  • Do not use it more than 2 times each day.
  • Wash hands before and after each application.

Common dosing schedule: 

Apply twice daily in the morning and evening, usually after washing your skin.


This schedule is for reference only, adjustments may be made according to individual needs.


Some common medications Flucortderm may interact with:

No known significant interactions

Where to buy Flucortderm in Hong Kong?

In Hong Kong, Flucortderm is a prescription only medicine, and requires a prescription from a doctor to be purchased in a pharmacy. It can also be obtained from doctors. To find a pharmacy near you, refer to the list of pharmacies (“Authorized Sellers of Poisons”) from the Hong Kong Department of Health.

For more information about drug names and ingredients, you can visit Hong Kong’s Drug Office at https://www.drugoffice.gov.hk

Need more information?

For detailed information about the use of Flucortderm in children, pregnancy and breastfeeding, and for questions about drug interactions, please check with your pharmacist or doctor.

Disclaimer: our goal is to provide you with the most relevant drug information and common dosage for Hong Kong. This information does not constitute medical advice. For specific treatment recommendations and advice, always discuss with your doctor or pharmacist, and follow the instructions included with your specific medicine.

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  • 0.025% (Cream)
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