FDA Approves Pharmacia and UpJohn's Psorcon

Psorcon is prescribed for the relief of the inflammation and itching of skin disorders that respond to the application of steroids (hormones produced by the body that have potent anti-inflammatory effects).

Psorcon is available in ointment and cream forms, and in emollient ointment and cream.

Diflorasone is used to treat a variety of skin conditions (e.g., eczema, dermatitis, allergies, rash). Diflorasone reduces the swelling, itching and redness that can occur in these types of conditions. This medication is a strong (high-potency) corticosteroid.

Diflorasone is a topical steroid. It reduces or inhibits the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation, redness, and swelling.

Diflorasone is used to treat inflammation caused by a number of conditions such as allergic reactions, eczema, and psoriasis.