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Clobetasol Propinate - Drug Information

Generic Name : Clobetasol Propinate

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Latest prescription information about Clobetasol Propinate. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y56.0 | Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Inflammatory Agents- Topical
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Trade Name(s): 


India : 

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International : 

Clobevate, Clobex, Medicated ShampooCormax, Embeline, Isovate, Olux, Temovate

Why it is prescribed (Indications) : 

This medication is a corticosteroid, prescribed for skin disorders including eczema, psoriasis and lichen sclerosis. The medication reduces the action of chemicals that causes inflammation and redness.  

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): 

Hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category :

A B C D X

Category C :

Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


Dosage & When it is to be taken : 

Apply a thin layer to the affected skin area twice daily, rub gently.

How it should be taken : 

It comes as a cream or ointment to apply over the affected area.

Warnings and Precautions : 

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of skin infection, cuts, scrapes, recent vaccination, elderly, children,any allergy, during pregnancy and lactation.
For external use only; avoid contact with your eyes, mouth, or nose.
It should not be used in children less than 18 years old.

Side Effects : 


  Local
- Infection/irritation, itching and cracking.


Other Precautions : 

Wash your hands thoroughly after applying this medication.

Storage Conditions : 

Store it at room temperature.

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Ramvar
Hi, Since this drug belongs to steroid group, When we use it for long term are there any negative implications on other parts of the body for ex, heart, liver, kidney etc, Plz let me know...
Ramvar  Monday, August 04, 2014
panjerle
hi since childhood i have a very dark complection up on prescription , i have been using this cream since 7 years and as long i use i have a glowing skin my color has drastically changed , is it ok to use long term .. plz suggest

thankx in advance


panjerle  Friday, November 30, 2012
Ihealth
I am wondering how the cream effects liver disease as it applied external.(as stated in special instructions)
Ihealth  Saturday, June 30, 2012
snelso60
How i will order your product online

snelso60  Saturday, May 12, 2012
JANI99
Please tell me whether this cream is used as anti itching cream...since i had itching in undescribed location.
Please help me out
JANI99  Thursday, March 15, 2012

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