Isocort® cream
topical antimycotic drug

 Isocort® cream contains two active components:

  • Isoconazole nitrate: which is an imidazole antifungal that is active against a wide spectrum of fungi including Candida spp., dermatophytes, and Malassezia furfur. It is also active against some Gram-positive bacteria.
  • Diflucortolone valerate: Diflucortolone is a corticosteroid used topically for its glucocorticoid activity  in the treatment of various skin disorders.

Each 1g Isocort® cream contains :

  • Isoconazole nitrate           10mg
  • Diflucortolone valerate     1mg

Isocort® cream  is topical antimycotic drug used for :

  • Superficial mycoses of hairless and hairy skin (dermatophytes, candidiasis, pityriasis versicolor).
  • Due to the presence of diflucortolone valerate, Isocort® cream is particularly indicated for the treatment of mycoses with cutaneous symptoms of inflammatory or eczematous nature.
  • Sever inflammatory skin disorders such as eczemas unresponsive to less potent corticosteroids, contact dermatitis, insect stings.  
  • Hypersensitivity to any components of the formulation.
  • Presence of tubercular, luetic, and viral lesions in the area to be treated (vaccinial pustules, smallpox, chickenpox, herpes simplex).
  • In untreated bacterial, fungal, or viral skin lesions, in acne rosacea, and in perioral dermatitis.
  • Prolonged use and/or application on extensive area should be avoided during pregnancy and lactation.
  • The product should be taken by pregnant women and infants only if absolutely necessary and under direct medical supervision.
  • When treating large body areas (about 10% and more of the total skin surface) and during long-term use (over four weeks), side effects related to corticosteroid absorption can appear as for other topical products containing corticosteroids.The following effects can appear locally: cutaneous atrophy, hypertrichosis, hypopigmentation, striae, telangiectasia, burning sensation, irritation, folliculitis.
  • The appearance during treatment of any undesirable effects not described in this leaflet, should be immediately reported to the physician or to the pharmacist.
  • In order to minimize the side effects of a topical corticosteroids, it is important to apply it thinly to affected areas only, no more frequently than twice daily, and to use the least potent formulation which is fully effective.
  • Unless differently prescribed by the physician, Isocort® cream dosage is two applications a day for seven days .
  • In case of mycosis between the toes, a dressing soaked with Isocort® cream should be applied between the toes .
  • When the inflammatory and eczematous skin symptoms disappear or after one week of treatment, do not continue to apply Isocort® cream, but if necessary continue treatment with the antimycotic drug alone or only the corticosteroid.
  • Long-term use of the product can favor the development of microorganisms not sensitive to the chemotherapeutic drug present in the product. In such case, adopt the proper therapeutic measures.
  • In case of application to the face, avoid product contact with your eyes.
  • Long-term use of  product for topical use can cause sensitization phenomena. In such case, interrupt the treatment and start an appropriate therapy.
  • Tube of 20 g cream.
  • Store below 30 °C.