Cordran

(flurandrenolide)

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Treats inflammation and itching of the skin.

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Cordran (flurandrenolide) is a very strong topical steroid that relieves inflammation and itchiness of various skin conditions, but it should only be used for a short period of time.

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Quick facts about Cordran
  • Drug class: Dermatologic
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (flurandrenolide)

Upsides

  • Good for treating skin disorders by greatly reducing inflammation, redness, and itchiness.
  • Has little to no side effects since Cordran (flurandrenolide) is applied on the skin and generally doesn't get into the rest of your body.
  • Safe to use for those with kidney and liver problems.
  • The tape form of Cordran (flurandrenolide) helps protect the medication from being rubbed off by your clothes. It also helps prevent the treated area(s) from being irritated and drying out.
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Downsides

  • For the cream, ointment, and lotion forms, you have to apply it 2 to 3 times a day for it to work.
  • The tape form of Cordran (flurandrenolide) isn't available in generic and can be very expensive.
  • Cordran (flurandrenolide) is strong, so it can be more irritating than other topical steroids.
  • Not an effective treatment for all types of skin diseases.
  • Might not be a good option for children since they have a higher risk for experiencing side effects.
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Cordran (flurandrenolide) is a topical corticosteroid that treats skin diseases by eliminating inflammation, redness, and itchiness.

Quick facts about Cordran
  • Drug class: Dermatologic
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (flurandrenolide)

Dosage forms

  • Ointment
  • Cream
  • Lotion
  • Tape
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What to expect when you take Cordran (flurandrenolide) for Skin inflammation disorders

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  • Possible side effects
  • Burning sensation
  • Itching
  • Skin irritation
  • Skin dryness
  • Skin thinning
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Side effect rates for Cordran (flurandrenolide)

Risks and Warnings for Cordran (flurandrenolide)

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    • Higher risk if:
    • Using Cordran (flurandrenolide) at high doses and/or for long periods of time
    • Using dressings to cover treated area(s)
    • Children

    Cordran (flurandrenolide) can cause your body to make lower levels of natural hormones which can negatively affect your normal daily functioning. Children, as well as those who use Cordran (flurandrenolide) at high doses or for long periods of time are at a greater risk for experiencing this condition. Use Cordran (flurandrenolide) according to your doctor's instructions. Children who use this medication may need regular check-ups on the progress of their growth.

Common concerns from people taking Cordran (flurandrenolide)

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Kidneys and liver
  • Safe to use for those with kidney and liver problems.