Cordran Side Effects
Generic name: flurandrenolide topical
Note: This document contains side effect information about flurandrenolide topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Cordran.
Some side effects of Cordran may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
For the Consumer
Applies to flurandrenolide topical: topical application cream, topical application lotion, topical application ointment, topical application tape
Along with its needed effects, flurandrenolide topical (the active ingredient contained in Cordran) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking flurandrenolide topical:Incidence not known
- Blistering, burning, crusting, dryness, or flaking of the skin
- itching, scaling, severe redness, soreness, or swelling of the skin
- redness and scaling around the mouth
- thinning of the skin with easy bruising, especially when used on the face or where the skin folds together (e.g. between the fingers)
Some side effects of flurandrenolide topical may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:Incidence not known
- Acne or pimples
- burning and itching of the skin with pinhead-sized red blisters
- burning, itching, and pain in hairy areas, or pus at the root of the hair
- increased hair growth on the forehead, back, arms, and legs
- lightening of normal skin color
- lightening of the treated areas of dark skin
- reddish purple lines on the arms, face, legs, trunk, or groin
- softening of the skin
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to flurandrenolide topical: topical cream, topical lotion, topical ointment, topical tape
Local side effects have included burning, itching, irritation, dryness, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentation, perioral dermatitis, maceration of the skin, secondary infection, and miliaria. These effects are especially frequent and/or severe if the topical corticosteroid is applied to denuded skin or with occlusive dressings. Long-term use of topical corticosteroids may result in skin atrophy and thinning, and the development of striae, telangiectasia, subcutaneous hemorrhage, and easy bruising and bleeding. Allergic contact dermatitis is occasionally reported.
Endocrine side effects have included rare reports of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis suppression. These reports were generally cases when higher potency topical corticosteroids were used over extensive areas and when occlusive dressings were used. HPA axis suppression has not been reported with flurandrenolide.
Dermatologic side effects have included post marketing reports of skin striae, skin hypersensitivity, skin atrophy, contact dermatitis, and skin discoloration.
More Cordran resources
- Cordran Concise Consumer Information (Cerner Multum)
- Cordran Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Cordran cream MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Cordran Monograph (AHFS DI)
- Cordran Advanced Consumer (Micromedex) - Includes Dosage Information
- Cordran Tape Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Cordran Tape MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
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