How it should be taken
It comes as cream 0.05% and ointment 0.05% to apply topically, as directed by your physician.
Dosage & When it is to be taken
Topical- Apply a thin film 2 or 3 times daily.
When it is not to be taken (Contraindications)
Why it is prescribed (Indications)
This medication is a topical synthetic corticosteroid, prescribed for corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses such as atopic dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, allergic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, actinic dermatitis, kiss-type allergy and skin itch. It reduces the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation, redness, and swelling.
It reduces the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation, redness, and swelling.
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.
Warnings and Precautions
Caution should be exercised in patients with history of measles, chickenpox, shingles, viral skin infection, thinning of the skin, cutaneous tuberculosis (TB), perioral dermatitis, acne, rosacea any allergy, who are taking other medications, children less than 1 year old, during breastfeeding.
For external use only; avoid contact with eyes.
Do not use on the face, underarms, or groin areas without your physician’s advice.
Store between 2° and 30°C.