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What should I know about Cordran lotion before using it?

There are certain precautions you should be aware of before taking Cordran lotion. It may cause harmful reactions with certain medical conditions, including the measles, chicken pox, diabetes, tuberculosis, eye conditions like glaucoma or cataracts, shingles and disorders of the circulation or immune system. Similarly, Cordran lotion may interact poorly with other medications, particularly other steroids. If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, you should alert your doctor; Cordran may harm a fetus or nursing infant. Also, avoid using it on children, unless instructed to do so by a doctor. Be aware that Cordran lotion may cause serious side effects, ranging from severe irritation and skin discoloration to weight gain and difficulty breathing. Finally, you shouldn't bandage or wrap the area after applying Cordran lotion, unless ordered by a doctor.

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