Apexicon Side Effects
Generic name: diflorasone topical
Note: This document contains side effect information about diflorasone topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Apexicon.
Some side effects of Apexicon may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
Applies to diflorasone topical: topical cream, topical ointment
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking diflorasone topical (the active ingredient contained in Apexicon) hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using this medication and call your doctor at once if you have severe irritation of any treated skin, or if you show signs of absorbing diflorasone topical through your skin, such as:
blurred vision, or seeing halos around lights;
sleep problems (insomnia);
weight gain, puffiness in your face; or
muscle weakness, feeling tired.
Less serious side effects of diflorasone topical may include:
mild skin itching, burning, or dryness;
thinning or softening of your skin;
skin rash or irritation around your mouth;
swollen hair follicles;
changes in color of treated skin;
blisters, pimples, or crusting of treated skin; or
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Tell your doctor about any unusual or bothersome side effect.
More Apexicon resources
- Apexicon Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Apexicon Advanced Consumer (Micromedex) - Includes Dosage Information
- Apexicon cream MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- ApexiCon Concise Consumer Information (Cerner Multum)
- ApexiCon E Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Florone Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Psorcon Monograph (AHFS DI)
- psorcon Prescribing Information (FDA)
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