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Tips for Healthy Skin

There are several things you can do to help look after your skin. It helps to use a gentle skin care routine and make healthy lifestyle choices. If your doctor has prescribed a treatment, be sure to apply it exactly as he or she has directed.

Medical experts recommend the following tips for healthy skin:

1
Protect skin from the sun
Sun exposure can harm the skin. Always use sunscreen when you're going to be in the sun. Apply it 30 minutes before you go out, and remember to reapply it after swimming.
2
Don't smoke
Smoking causes the tiny blood vessels in the skin to get smaller. This cuts down on blood flow that brings healthy nutrients and vitamins to the skin surface.
3
Use a gentle skin care routine
Avoid strong or harsh soaps, and keep showers or baths short. Pat—rather than rub—skin dry and use a moisturizer. Your doctor can recommend one for you to use.
4
Eat a healthy diet
Be sure your diet includes plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins.
5
Manage stress
Stress can trigger skin problems. Talk to your doctor if you think you need help de-stressing your life.
Elegantly Effective

ApexiCon® E Cream is a topical prescription medication for the relief of the inflammatory (redness) and pruritic (itching) manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive skin conditions (such as atopic dermatitis or psoriasis).

Important Safety Information

Do not use ApexiCon® E Cream if you have a history of hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients of the preparation. If irritation develops, topical corticosteroids should be discontinued and appropriate therapy instituted. This medication is for external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes. The treated skin area should not be bandaged or otherwise covered or wrapped unless directed by the physician. Do not use tight-fitting diapers or plastic pants on an infant or child being treated in the diaper area, as this may increase the likelihood of the side effects.

Systemic absorption of topical corticosteroids through the skin has produced various hormonal abnormalities, increased blood sugar, and sugar in the urine in some patients. The following local side effects have been reported most commonly with topical corticosteroids: burning, itching, irritation, dryness.

The safety and effectiveness of this product in pediatric patients have not been established. Pediatric patients are more likely to develop toxicity affecting various organs. Side effects of topical steroids in children may include problems with growth, weight gain, headaches, problems with vision, bulging soft spots on a baby's head, and stretch marks.

If you are pregnant or nursing a baby, consult with physician prior to using this product.

For more information, consult your healthcare professional. Please see link to Full Prescribing Information below.

ApexiCon® E Cream (diflorasone diacetate cream USP 0.05% [emollient]) Full Prescribing Information

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.FDA.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

The information on this website should not take the place of talking with your healthcare professional. If you need medical information, please talk to your healthcare professional.