Capex

(fluocinolone)

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Treats seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp.

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Capex (fluocinolone) is a mild-to-moderate strength steroid good for treating seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp, but can cause some dryness throughout treatment.

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Quick facts about Capex
  • Drug class: dermatologic
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: No lower cost generic available

Upsides

  • Capex (fluocinolone) is a low to medium potency corticosteroid that is effective at treating scalp irritation and seborrheic dermatitis.
  • It is generally well tolerated as it is used topically, and not systemically absorbed.
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Downsides

  • Capex (fluocinolone) isn't available as a cheaper generic form.
  • It can cause some local irritation on the scalp.
  • You will likely have to use this medication daily. Since it's a shampoo formulation, you will have to wash your hair daily after use.
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Capex (fluocinolone) is a topical corticosteroid. It helps treat skin and scalp disorders by reducing inflammation, redness, and itchiness.

Quick facts about Capex
  • Drug class: dermatologic
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: No lower cost generic available

Used for

  • Seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp

Dosage forms

  • Shampoo
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What to expect when you take Capex (fluocinolone) for Seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp

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  • Possible side effects
  • Dryness
  • Skin rash
  • Irritation
  • Itching
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Risks and Warnings for Capex (fluocinolone)

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  • Capex (fluocinolone) is intended for external use only. Don't apply it to your eyes, mouth, or vagina. Wash your hands thoroughly after use to prevent accidental exposure.