Prednicarbate is a corticosteroid that treats skin disorders that are responsive to corticosteroids

Prednicarbate Overview


Prednicarbate is a medication used to treat a variety of skin problems. Prednicarbate belongs to a group of medications called corticosteroids which work by blocking substances made in the body that causes inflammation.

Prednicarbate is available as a cream and ointment which are usually applied to the skin 2 times a day. 

Common side effects of prednicarbate include itching, burning, and rash.

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  • Other
  • Facial Dermatoses
  • Foot Dermatoses
  • Hand Dermatoses
  • Inflammation
  • Leg Dermatoses
  • Pruritus
  • Scalp Dermatoses

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Prednicarbate Cautionary Labels


Uses of Prednicarbate

Prednicarbate is used to treat symptoms of skin disorders that are responsive to corticosteroids such as:

  • Redness
  • Itching
  • Swelling

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

Prednicarbate Brand Names

Prednicarbate may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Prednicarbate Drug Class

Prednicarbate is part of the drug class:

Side Effects of Prednicarbate

Serious side effects have been reported with prednicarbate. See "Prednicarbate Precautions" section.

Common side effects of prednicarbate include local skin reactions, which include:

  • burning 
  • itching
  • dryness
  • swelling 
  • rash

This is not a complete list of prednicarbate side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

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

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.