What is Cordran tape?

Cordran tape is a prescription medication used to treat skin conditions that cause irritation, itching, redness, inflammation, swelling and similar symptoms. Conditions treated may include psoriasis, eczema and allergic reactions. Cordran tape is impregnated with a steroid that works by neutralizing chemicals in the body that cause skin irritation. It comes in the form of a tape, which is applied to the skin like a bandage. Cordran is the brand name for the active ingredient flurandrenolide.

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