Overview
ApexiCon E is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat inflammation and itching associated with skin conditions that respond to corticosteroids. ApexiCon E is also known by its drug name, Diflorasone.

ApexiCon E is a high-potency corticosteroid. It is believed that ApexiCon E works by suppressing immune system activity.

How do I take it?
Prescribing information states that ApexiCon E is applied topically to the affected area one to three times daily.

ApexiCon E comes in the form of a cream.

Side effects... read more

The FDA-approved label for ApexiCon E lists common side effects including burning, itching, redness, irritation, dryness, papular (raised) rashes, skin atrophy (thinning and wrinkling of skin and/or visible depressions), allergic contact dermatitis, secondary infection, stretch marks, hyperpigmentation (darkening skin color), and thickening of the skin.

Rare but serious side effects listed for corticosteroids include glaucoma, high blood sugar, and reversible hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis suppression (a dysfunction of the adrenal system).

For more details about this treatment, visit:

ApexiCon E – PharmaDerm
http://www.apexicon.com/apx_web_default.shtml

Prescription Topical Treatment – National Eczema Association
https://nationaleczema.org/eczema/treatment/top...

ApexiCon E (Diflorasone) Questions

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