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VANOS Cream is a prescription corticosteroid (steroid hormone) used on the skin (topical) to treat adults and children 12 years of age and older with certain skin conditions that cause red, flaky, and itchy skin. You should not use VANOS Cream for longer than 2 weeks in a row. You should not use more than 60 grams of VANOS Cream or more than half of the 120 gram tube in 1 week. VANOS Cream should not be used if you have skin swelling or redness on the nose (rosacea); a scaly or bumpy rash around your mouth (perioral dermatitis); on your face, underarms, or groin area. It is not known if VANOS Cream is safe and effective in children under 12 years of age.1