What is Derma-Smoothe FS Body Oil used for?
This medication is used to treat eczema, a skin condition which causes red, irritated, and itchy skin. Fluocinolone reduces these symptoms. This medication is a low- to medium-strength corticosteroid.
Can you use Derma-smoothe body oil on scalp?
To treat scalp psoriasis, apply Derma-Smoothe/FS (Body Oil) at bedtime. Wet or dampen the hair and scalp thoroughly and apply the medicine directly to the scalp in a thin film. Massage it in well and cover your scalp with the supplied shower cap. Leave the medication on overnight or for at least 4 hours.
What is the generic name for Derma-smoothe?
Derma-Smoothe FS (fluocinolone acetonide) is a topical (for the skin) steroid used to treat atopic dermatitis (a form of eczema), and is also used to treat scalp psoriasis.
Can you use Derma smoothe on face?
How to use Derma-Smoothe/FS Eczema Oil. Shake well before each use. Use this medication on the skin only. However, do not use it on the face, groin, or underarms unless directed to do so by your doctor.
How long does it take for Derma smoothe to work?
How long does it take for fluocinolone (Derma-Smoothe/FS) to work? It could take up to 4 weeks for you to see the full effects, but you should see some improvements within 2 weeks. If you do not feel any better within 2 weeks, let your provider know. You might need a different medication to treat your condition.
How do you use Derma smoothe FS?
For the treatment of scalp psoriasis, wet or dampen hair and scalp thoroughly. Apply a thin film of Derma-Smoothe/FS ® on the scalp, massage well and cover scalp with the supplied shower cap. Leave on overnight or for a minimum of 4 hours before washing off. Wash hair with regular shampoo and rinse thoroughly.
How do you use Derma smoothe oil?
Apply a thin film to scalp and massage well. Cover the scalp with the shower cap provided for at least 4 hours or overnight. Afterwards, wash off the medication with regular shampoo and rinse well. After applying the medication, wash your hands.
What is in Derma smoothe?
Each gram of Derma-Smoothe/FS® contains approximately 0.11 mg of fluocinolone acetonide in a blend of oils, which contains isopropyl alcohol, isopropyl myristate, light mineral oil, oleth-2, peanut oil NF and fragrances.
Does Derma smoothe have peanut oil?
Derma-Smoothe/FS® is formulated with 48% refined peanut oil NF. Peanut oil used in this product is routinely tested for peanut proteins through amino acid analysis; the quantity of amino acids is below 0.5 parts per million (ppm).