Instructions for Use TOPICORT® (Top-i-cort) (desoximetasone) Topical Spray

Important Information: Topicort® Topical Spray is for use on skin only.
Do not get Topicort® Topical Spray near or in your mouth, eyes or vagina.

Read the Instructions for Use that comes with Topicort® Topical Spray before you start using it and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This information does not take the place of talking with your provider about your medical condition or treatment.

How to apply Topicort® Topical Spray:

STEP 1: Remove the cap from the pump top (See Figure A).

STEP 2: Hold the bottle in an upright position while pointing the opening of the pump top in the direction of the affected area. To spray, push down on the pump top. Apply Topicort® Topical Spray to the affected area as instructed by your doctor (See Figure B).

STEP 3: Spray only enough Topicort® Topical Spray to cover the affected area, for example, the elbow (See Figure C).
Rub in Topicort® Topical Spray gently.
REPEAT STEPS 2 and 3: to apply Topicort® Topical Spray to other affected areas as instructed by your doctor.

STEP 4: After applying Topicort® Topical Spray, place the cap back on the pump top (See Figure D).

This Patient Information and Instructions for Use have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.


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Similar to other spray bottles you may have used, you can achieve a targeted spray or a wide spray depending on the area you are covering. To get a targeted stream, push down slowly but with force on the pump top. To get a wide spray for larger area, push down on the pump top quickly.


for smaller flares or scalp application

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for larger flares or hard to reach areas

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