How to Take Alclometasone and Dose of Alclometasone


Find out how to take Alclometasone (drug) and its dose. Describes the best time to take the drug and precautions if any that should be followed.

How to take Alclometasone


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) 

Hypersensitivity.

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.

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.

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.

Storage Conditions  

Store between 2° and 30°C.
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