What is simple synalar?

Synalar simple® is a synthetically manufactured medicine which uses fluocinolone acetonide (1) as its active principle , a chemical compound belonging to the line of medicines called corticosteroids, with an effect on inflammatory processes in the body .

To highlight: This pharmaceutical product is produced by the company named CHINOIN PRODUCTOS FARMACÉUTICOS SA de CV (2)

What is simple synalar for?

  • Thanks to its active principle, synalar simple® works by activating natural substances in the skin to reduce swelling, redness and itching caused by allergic processes or attacks by pathogenic microorganisms. 
  • It is used to treat: 
    • Inflammatory, allergic and pruritic lesions and conditions that occur on the skin and mucous membranes. 
    • Photodermatitis, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis and exfoliative dermatitis. (3)
    • Contact dermatitis, eczematous dermatitis, lichen planus, nummular eczema.
    • Pretibial myxedema, necrobiosis lipoidica, erythroderma, neurodermatitis, nodular prurigo.
    • Discoid lupus erythematosus, lichen simplex chronicus, intertrigo.

Dosage and routes of administration of simple synalar

The presentation of synalar simple® is in a tube with 20 and 40 g of cream, which contains fluocinolone acetonide 0.01 g and 0.025 g. The route of administration of this medicine is by topical route and the dosage as a reference can be the following:

  • Occlusive cure: Apply a layer on the affected area and cover with a polyethylene sheet.
  • Open cure: Apply a small amount to the area to be treated twice a day, with a gentle massage.

Simple synalar side effects

Data from clinical studies indicate that treatment with Synalar Simple® may cause, in a certain group of patients , some of the following adverse effects:

  • Allergic reactions due to patient contact with any component of the formula.
  • Burning, itching, irritation and dryness.
  • Folliculitis , hypertrichosis and acneiform eruptions.
  • Hypopigmentation and perioral dermatitis.
  • Allergic contact dermatitis, skin maceration, striae and miliary rash.

Important: If the patient manifests any of these symptoms during treatment with synalar simple®, please discontinue use and consult your doctor .

Contraindications and warnings of simple synalar

The use of synalar simple® is contraindicated in any of the following cases:

  • Hypersensitivity of the patient to any of the components of the drug.
  • Patients with cutaneous tuberculosis and some diseases caused by viruses such as herpes simplex and chickenpox.
  • During the pregnancy period.
  • During breastfeeding .

You should know: Before starting treatment with this drug, the patient must provide all the information related to their health history to their doctor.

Avoid if you have:

  • History of hypersensitivity to fluocinolone acetonide.


  • Pharmaceutical products such as synalar simple®, must be administered with prescription or medical prescription.
  • Follow your doctor’s instructions during treatment with this drug.
  • Do not exceed recommended dose.
  • Avoid contact with the eyes.
  • Keep this product out of the reach of children.
  • Prolonged use of this drug can cause atrophy of the skin and subcutaneous tissue.

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