Clobetasol Propinate - Drug InformationGeneric Name : Clobetasol Propinate
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.
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 :
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.