Lidex

Lidex is used topically to treat itching, redness and other symptoms of a variety of skin conditions. Wash or soak the affected area thoroughly before applying the medicine, unless it irritates you.

Lidex Overview

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Lidex is a prescription medication used to relieve the itching, redness, dryness, crusting, scaling, inflammation, and discomfort of various skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis. Lidex belongs to a group of drugs called topical corticosteroids which work by suppressing the over-active immune system.

Lidex comes in solution form. It usually is applied to the affected area(s) 2 to 4 times a day.

Common side effects include skin burning, itching, and dryness.

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Uses of Lidex

Lidex is a prescription medication used to relieve the itching, redness, dryness, crusting, scaling, inflammation, and discomfort of various skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis.

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

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Side Effects of Lidex

Common side effects include:

  • burning
  • itching
  • irritation
  • dryness

Tell your doctor about any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

These are not all the side effects with Lidex. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.