When and How to Use Locoid LipocreamSome general considerations to keep in mind during treatment with Locoid Lipocream include the following:
- This medication is usually applied to the affected area(s) two to three times a day.
- Apply the medication sparingly and gently rub in. More is not better. Only a thin film is necessary.
- Do not cover the medication with a dressing or bandage, as this increases the risk of side effects.
- For Locoid Lipocream to work properly, it must be used as prescribed.
Dosing InformationThe recommended dosage of this medication varies, depending on the condition being treated. As always, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Locoid Lipocream Dosage for more information.)
Just like any medicine, Locoid Lipocream may cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well.
If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious reactions are less common.
The most common side effects of this medication include:
(Click Locoid Lipocream Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)