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What should I know about Dermatop ointment before taking it?

Before using Dermatop ointment (prednicarbate), inform your doctor if you have had an allergic reaction to any medicine, food, dyes, animals or preservatives. Dermatop ointment may interact with other medications, food, tobacco and alcohol, so be sure to talk with your doctor before taking any of these. Also, be careful to avoid exposing your eyes to this medication.

Dermatop has been identified to be appropriate for children 10 years of age or older. It can be toxic to children, especially if large amounts are absorbed through the skin. As this could result in serious side effects, special care should be exercised when using Dermatop ointment with children. Long-term use can lead to adrenal gland problems.

Dermatop ointment may not be appropriate for individuals with Cushing's syndrome, diabetes, high blood sugar or intracranial hypertension. It may not be appropriate to apply the ointment if you have a skin infection or open sores. You should talk to your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before using Dermatop.

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