Chemical Name: FLURANDRENOLIDE (flure-an-DREN-oh-lide)
Cordran is a corticosteroid used to reduce itching, redness, and swelling associated with many skin conditions.
WARNING: Skin should be clean and dry before tape is applied. Tape should always be cut, never torn. INFORM YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST of all prescription and over-the-counter medicine that you are taking. Inform your doctor of any other medical conditions, allergies, pregnancy, or breast-feeding.
Follow the directions for using Cordran provided by your doctor. This medicine may come with a patient information leaflet. Ask your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist any questions you may have about this medicine. TO USE THIS MEDICINE: wash and completely dry the affected area. Remove tape from the package and cut a piece slightly larger than the area to be covered. Round off the corners. Pull white paper from transparent tape. Be careful the tape does not stick to itself. Apply tape and press into place, keeping skin smooth. When removing old tape, cleanse skin and allow it to dry for 1 hour before applying new tape, unless otherwise directed by your doctor. STORE THIS MEDICINE at room temperature, away from heat and light. IF YOU MISS A DOSE OF THIS MEDICINE, use it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule.
IF YOUR SYMPTOMS DO NOT IMPROVE WITHIN A FEW DAYS, or if they become worse, check with your doctor. DO NOT USE THIS MEDICINE longer than the time prescribed by your doctor. DO NOT USE THIS MEDICINE for other skin conditions at a later time. DO NOT GET THIS MEDICINE in your eyes. FOR WOMEN: IF YOU PLAN ON BECOMING PREGNANT, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using this medicine during pregnancy. IT IS UNKNOWN IF THIS MEDICINE IS EXCRETED in breast milk. IF YOU ARE OR WILL BE BREAST-FEEDING while you are using this medicine, check with your doctor or pharmacist to discuss the risks to your baby.
Possible side effects
CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR AS SOON AS POSSIBLE if you experience skin thinning and discoloration, stinging, rash, dry skin, itching, burning, redness, or swelling not present before using this medicine. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.
If you take too much
If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include increased thirst or urination; muscle weakness; or unusual weight gain, especially in the face.
DO NOT SHARE THIS MEDICINE with others for whom it was not prescribed. DO NOT USE THIS MEDICINE for other health conditions. KEEP THIS MEDICINE out of the reach of children.