• POWERFUL - The only powerful corticosteroid available in a tape2,3
  • EFFECTIVE & FAST - Provides visible results in as little as 1 week4
  • DURABLE - May be worn for up to 24 hours1*
  • VERSATILE - Helps treat a variety of skin conditions (e.g., hand dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis)1
  • PROTECTIVE - Provides a clear, medicated barrier between the air and your skin that protects the area being treated1
  • FLEXIBLE – Functions like an athletic tape1
  • CAN BE CUT TO FIT - Designed to treat areas like fingertips, elbows, and knees2
  • STAYS IN PLACE - Unlike topical creams, won’t rub off on clothing and bedsheets

* Replacement of the tape every 12 hours produces the least amount of unwanted reactions, but it may be left in place for 24 hours if it is well tolerated and sticks satisfactorily. If irritation or infection develops, remove the tape and see your doctor.1

POWERFUL. FLEXIBLE. DURABLE.

Nothing sticks like CORDRAN Tape, because there’s nothing like CORDRAN Tape.

CORDRAN Tape is 3 inches wide and over 6 and a half feet long!1

CORDRAN Tape, or creams and ointments?

  • The only corticosteroid-infused tape available2,3
  • Over 6 feet of medicated tape in every roll
  • No mess, just stick and go!

CREAMS AND OINTMENTS

  • Can rub off on clothing or bedsheets
  • Do not provide a physical or protective barrier from clothing or the environment

CORDRAN Tape

Creams and ointments

THE ONLY POWERFUL CORTICOSTEROID IN A TAPE.2,3

It sticks. It stays. It works.*

* CORDRAN Tape should be applied on clean and dry skin. It should always be cut, never torn. You should not use CORDRAN Tape if you are allergic to any of its ingredients.
CORDRAN Tape should not be used on open wounds that are oozing or where two skin areas may touch or rub together.1

Your doctor has prescribed CORDRAN Tape.

Here’s what you need to
know to get started

CORDRAN Tape may:

  • Be cut to fit the area you need to treat — simply cut (do not tear) and apply a piece slightly larger than the area to be treated1
  • Be worn for up to 24 hours if it is well tolerated (you don’t experience discomfort) and still sticks1*
  • Last a long time — each roll is over 6 and a half feet long!1
Visible results in as little as 1 week4

* Replacement of the tape every 12 hours produces the least amount of unwanted reactions, but it may be left in place for 24 hours if it is well tolerated and sticks satisfactorily. If irritation or infection develops, remove the tape and see your doctor.1

1. Wrist
2. Finger
3. Knee
4. Ankle
5. Elbow

Proper use of CORDRAN Tape

  • Do not use on sores that are open or weeping or in areas where skin rubs against skin
  • Discontinue use if irritation or infection develops
  • Do not use if you show signs of an allergic reaction to any of the ingredients of CORDRAN Tape
  • Limit the possibility of experiencing side effects by replacing CORDRAN Tape every 12 hours
HOW TO USE CORDRAN TAPE

Not an actual patient, results may vary.

Preparing and applying CORDRAN Tape

  • A

    PREPARING
    THE TREATMENT AREA

  • b

    APPLYING
    CORDRAN Tape

  • c

    REAPPLYING
    CORDRAN Tape

  1. Before applying CORDRAN Tape, you may need to shave or clip the hair in the treatment area to allow both good contact with the skin and comfortable removal.
  2. Use a germicidal soap or cleanser to prevent odor development under the tape.
  3. Prepare the skin by gently cleaning the area to be covered.
  4. Remove any scales or crusts.
  5. Remove any previously used ointments or creams.
  6. Ensure that the skin is clean and dry before CORDRAN Tape is applied.
  1. Remove the tape from the flip-top vial.
  2. To use the roll as a dispenser, pull the tape as demonstrated here.
  3. Then cut a piece slightly larger than the area to be covered and round off the corners.
  4. Place remainder of tape roll in the vial and tightly close the lid.
  5. Pull the white paper backing from transparent tape, taking care to not stick the tape to itself.
  6. Keep skin smooth while applying CORDRAN Tape and firmly press the tape into place.
  7. Unless instructed otherwise by your physician, replace tape after 12 hours.
  1. After removing the tape, cleanse the skin and allow it to dry for 1 hour before applying a new patch of tape.
  2. If irritation or infection develops, remove the tape and consult your physician.
DISCUSSION GUIDE

Have a discussion
with your
healthcare provider
about your needs.

The following questions have been designed to help you discuss your treatment needs with your healthcare provider and help them assess whether this treatment may be right for you. Answer the questions below, and then print out or save your results onto your mobile device and bring it to your next appointment.

PAYMENT ASSISTANCE

Almirall Advantage helps make
CORDRAN Tape treatment affordable.

Assistance is now available for eligible patients with commercial (non-government) insurance only. Terms and conditions may apply.

Who can benefit from CORDRAN Tape?

People of any age can use CORDRAN Tape. However, children may absorb larger amounts of the corticosteroid and could be at higher risk of systemic toxicity.1 Use of corticosteroids in children may interfere with normal growth and development.1

FIND OUT HOW CORDRAN TAPE CAN HELP PEOPLE LIKE YOU.

Not an actual patient, results may vary.

* Replacement of the tape every 12 hours produces the least amount of unwanted reactions, but it may be left in place for 24 hours if it is well tolerated and sticks satisfactorily. If irritation or infection develops, remove the tape and see your doctor.1

MEET ROBERT.

ROBERT NEEDS A MEDICATION THAT PROVIDES DURABLE PROTECTION.

We gave him protection from scratching and rubbing.1

Robert is a carpenter with a passion for deck designing. He can’t afford to let the psoriasis on his elbow slow him down. He has tried strong topical corticosteroid creams in the past but is frustrated when they rub off onto his clothing.

WHAT DID HE NEED FROM HIS TREATMENT?

  • An effective treatment for psoriasis on his elbow
  • Protection to prevent the corticosteroid from rubbing off

WHAT HE GOT FROM CORDRAN TAPE

  • The only strong corticosteroid tape that may be worn for up to 24 hours1*
  • A sealed, stick-anywhere, medicated tape that protects Robert’s elbow from scratching and rubbing1

Not an actual patient, results may vary.

* Replacement of the tape every 12 hours produces the least amount of unwanted reactions, but it may be left in place for 24 hours if it is well tolerated and sticks satisfactorily. If irritation or infection develops, remove the tape and see your doctor.1

Not an actual patient, results may vary.

* Replacement of the tape every 12 hours produces the least amount of unwanted reactions, but it may be left in place for 24 hours if it is well tolerated and sticks satisfactorily. If irritation or infection develops, remove the tape and see your doctor.1

MEET SUSAN.

SUSAN HAS HAND DERMATITIS.

We offered her a treatment designed for her condition.1,2

Susan is an ambitious chef at an up-and-coming restaurant. From prep to presentation, her focus is on her food. Unfortunately, frequent hand washing has left her skin blistered, cracked, and itchy. Not only is it uncomfortable, it gets worse every time she washes her hands.

WHAT DID SHE NEED FROM HER TREATMENT?

  • An effective stick-and-go treatment for hand eczema that is also protective

WHAT SHE GOT FROM CORDRAN TAPE

  • A highly flexible, protective tape designed to treat hand eczema1,2
  • A strong (class 1) corticosteroid tape.1,2
  • A tape that can keep Susan’s eczema covered for up to 24 hours1*

Not an actual patient, results may vary.

* Replacement of the tape every 12 hours produces the least amount of unwanted reactions, but it may be left in place for 24 hours if it is well tolerated and sticks satisfactorily. If irritation or infection develops, remove the tape and see your doctor.1

Not an actual patient, results may vary.

* Replacement of the tape every 12 hours produces the least amount of unwanted reactions, but it may be left in place for 24 hours if it is well tolerated and sticks satisfactorily. If irritation or infection develops, remove the tape and see your doctor.1

MEET TAYLOR.

TAYLOR DIDN’T THINK SHE COULD AFFORD CORDRAN TAPE.

We helped her make it affordable and easy to get CORDRAN Tape.

Taylor has suffered from picker’s bumps since she was 9 years old. She wasn’t getting the relief she needed from alternative treatments or other low- to medium-strength topical corticosteroids. Taylor remembers using CORDRAN Tape when she was younger but wasn’t sure if it was covered by her commercial insurance.

WHAT DID SHE NEED FROM HER TREATMENT?

  • Relief that works and is affordable

WHAT SHE GOT FROM CORDRAN TAPE

  • Financial assistance available through the Almirall Advantage program*
  • A roll that can be cut to fit smaller areas and is large enough (3" wide and over 6' long) to last through many treatments1
  • A treatment tape that is highly flexible, easy to apply, and durable1†

Not an actual patient, results may vary.

* Replacement of the tape every 12 hours produces the least amount of unwanted reactions, but it may be left in place for 24 hours if it is well tolerated and sticks satisfactorily. If irritation or infection develops, remove the tape and see your doctor.1

Not an actual patient, results may vary.

Frequently Asked Questions

Payment assistance is now available for eligible patients with commercial (non-government) insurance only. For more information visit Almirall Advantage.

CORDRAN Tape should be stored at room temperature (68-77°F/20-25°C). Make sure to keep CORDRAN Tape in its original protective container and do not repackage. To protect from moisture, keep the container tightly closed in a dry place.1

CORDRAN Tape contains flurandrenolide, a potent corticosteroid for topical use.1

CORDRAN Tape reduces the swelling, itching, and redness associated with certain skin conditions. The air- and water-tight tape ensures delivery of the medication while protecting the skin from scratching and rubbing.1

Replacement of the tape every 12 hours produces the least amount of unwanted reactions, but it may be left in place for 24 hours if it is well tolerated and sticks satisfactorily. If irritation or infection develops, remove the tape and see your doctor.1 Please see the Important Safety lnformation for more information about risks and side effects.

As with any prescription medication, CORDRAN Tape may have possible side effec ts or risks.1 Wo recommend you take the time to read and understand what these side effects are by referring to the Important Safety lnformation and speaking with your doctor.

Yes. However, children may be at a greater risk of certain side effects than teenagers and adults because of a larger skin surface area to body weight ratio.1 Please carefully follow the instructions provided to you by your healthcare provider and read the Important Safety lnformation for more information.

Yes. CORDRAN Tape’s unique water-tight design provides a barrier to moisture and physical contact that allows the medication to work without the risk of being accidentally removed by washing or rubbing against clothing.1

Skin damage or irritation may occur however to help ensure comfortable removal of CORDRAN Tape, we recommend shaving or trimming hair in the treatment area prior to applying the tape.1

CORDRAN® Tape (Flurandrenolide, USP) may cause a condition called hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis suppression which can manifest in symptoms such as fatigue, suppressed immune system, depression, and anxiety. It may also cause Cushing’s syndrome (a hormonal disorder), high blood sugar, and glucose in the urine. Patients receiving a large dose to a large surface area should be evaluated periodically for evidence of HPA axis suppression. If symptoms of HPA axis suppression or irritation occur, or if you have a skin infection that is not under control, you should stop using CORDRAN® Tape and call your doctor. Children may be more at risk to experience serious side effects.

The most common side effects of products like CORDRAN® Tape are burning, itching, irritation, dryness, inflamed hair follicles, abnormal hair growth, inflammation of the skin, loss of skin color, rash on the face, and allergic skin rash.

To report a side effect, please call Almirall at 1-866-665-2782.

For more information on CORDRAN® Tape, please see the full Prescribing Information

REFERENCES

  1. CORDRAN Tape [package insert]. Exton, PA: Almirall, LLC, 2019.
  2. Ference JD, Last AR. Choosing topical corticosteroids. Am Fam Physician. 2009;79(2):135-140.
  3. US Department of Health and Human Services. Orange Book: Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations. 40th ed. US Food and Drug Administration; 2020. Accessed August 20, 2020. https://www.fda.gov/drugs/drug-approvals-and-databases/approved-drug-products-therapeutic-equivalence-evaluations-orange-book
  4. Weiner MA. Flurandrenolone tape. A new preparation for occlusive therapy. J Invest Dermatol. 1966;47(1):63-66.
  5. Mullins TB, Sharma P, Sonthalia S. Prurigo Nodularis. Treasure Island, FL: StatPearls Publishing; 2019.
  6. Fonacier L, Bernstein DI, Pacheco K, et al. Contact dermatitis: a practice parameter-update 2015. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2015;3(3 Suppl):S1-39.
  7. Hand eczema. National Eczema Association. Accessed August 20, 2020. https://nationaleczema.org/eczema/types-of-eczema/hand-eczema.