Flameril belongs to the kind of drug called Antineoplastic.
Flameril is a drug prescribed to treat actinic keratoses. This medication could also be prescribed in other purposes that are not mentioned here.
There are some conditions in which this medication is not safe to use. Talk to your doctor first before taking Flameril. This medication belongs to the FDA pregnancy category B. This means that Flameril is not known whether to cause harm to an unborn baby. Talk to your doctor first before taking this medication if you are pregnant or could become pregnant during the treatment with this medication. It is not known whether Flameril passes in breast milk. Its effects to a nursing infant are also unknown. Talk to your doctor first before taking this medication if you are breast-feeding a baby.
Follow the exact direction or instruction given to you by your doctor. In case you did not understand the instructions, do not hesitate to ask your doctor, pharmacist or nurse to explain them to you.
You may obtain the dose of this medication from your doctor. The dose will vary from person to person. The dose will depend on the disease to be treated and the condition of the patient. Do not change the dose given to you unless told by your doctor to do so. To get the most benefit, take the exact dose given by your doctor.
An overdose of this medication is very unlikely because of the low systemic absorption of this dosage form. In case you suspect an overdose of this medication, seek for emergency medical attention or contact your doctor in the soonest possible time. To get more information about an overdose of this medication, contact a poison control center.
Talk or ask your doctor for instruction if you miss a dose of this mediation. Do not take a double dose of this medication unless told by your doctor to do so.
Some of the common side effects of this medication are reactions on the site of application such as dermatitis; pain paresthesia or tingling or burning sensation; skin rash; and flu-like syndrome such as fever that is with or without chills, aches in the body or headache. Some of the less common side effects of this medication are reaction on the site of application such as Edema or swelling; hyperesthesia or increased skin sensitivity; photosensitivity reaction or skin changes after exposure to sun, including skin rash, itching, redness, or pain; and asthma that are characterized with shortness of breath, troubled breathing, tightness in chest, and wheezing. Other side effects are conjunctivitis or itching, or burning eyes, redness or swelling of eyes, increased sensitivity of eyes to light; contact dermatitis or skin rash that is not limited in the application site;dyspnea or shortness of breath; eye pain; hematuria or blood in the urine; hypertension or high blood pressure; hypokinesia or decrease in body movement; infection; migraines or other headaches; Pharyngitis or sore throat; pneumonia; sinusitis and skin ulcer. Other side effects not mentioned here may also occur. Talk to your doctor if you experience any unusual or bothersome side effects.
Some drugs could affect Flameril. Talk to your doctor if you are taking drugs other than this medication. Talk to your doctor first before taking other scripts or over-the-counter medicines such as vitamins, minerals, and herbal products.
Other Brand Names
In some countries Flameril may also be known as:
- Aldoron NF;
- Atomo Desinflamante Geldic;
- Difenac Forte;
- Metaflex NF;