Don't Confuse FluocinoLONE for FluocinoNIDE Topicals

Topical meds (creams, ointments, gels, etc) often cause dispensing challenges...due to similar names, billing issues, etc.

Product selection. Watch for similar drug names and strengths. Diprolene can be mistaken for Diprolene AF...fluocinoLONE for fluocinoNIDE...or Retin-A Micro 0.1% for Retin-A Micro 0.04%.

Take steps to ensure you're dispensing the right dosage form and/or salt form. For example, topical hydrocortisone comes as a cream, ointment, gel, and lotion. Plus, it's available in FOUR different salt forms...hydrocortisone acetate (Cortaid, etc), hydrocortisone butyrate (Locoid, etc), hydrocortisone valerate (Westcort, etc), and hydrocortisone probutate (Pandel, etc).

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