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General Information on Alclometasone Dipropionate

Generic Name : Alclometasone Dipropionate

Pronunciation : AL-kloe-MET-a-sone

Latest prescription information about Alclometasone Dipropionate. 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 : Y45.9 | Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Inflammatory Agents

Trade Names/Brand Names of Alclometasone Dipropionate

International- Aclovate.

Why is Alclometasone Dipropionate Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a synthetic glucocorticoid steroid, used in dermatology conditionaconditions such as atopic dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, allergic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, actinic dermatitis, kiss-type allergy and skin itch.  

When should Alclometasone Dipropionate not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity, cutaneous tuberculosis, chicken pox, perioral dermatitis, acne, rosacea, open wounds, trophic ulcers, viral infection of skin and skin manifestations of syphilis.

What is the dosage of Alclometasone Dipropionate?

Topical- Apply a thin film of cream or ointment over the affected skin area 2 or 3 times daily.
Creams are suitable for most dermatoses, but ointments are usually used for the treatment of dry, scaly lesions as it may also provide some occlusion.

How should Alclometasone Dipropionate be taken?

It comes as a cream or ointment to apply topically as directed by your physician.

What are the warnings and precautions for Alclometasone Dipropionate?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of measles, chickenpox, shingles, skin infection, thinning of the skin, tuberculosis (TB), recent vaccination, any allergy, who are taking other medications, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Use in pediatric patients under 1 year of age is not recommended.
Avoid contact with eyes.
Avoid using it for diaper rash.

What are the side effects of Alclometasone Dipropionate?

   Most common : Pimples, allergic rash/inflammation, burning, dryness, infection, irritation, itching, dryness, pale spots, prickly heat, papular rash, redness and stretch marks.
Long-term usage has resulted in skin atrophy and thinning, and the development of striae, telangiectasia (spider veins), subcutaneous hemorrhage, and easy bruising and bleeding.

What are the other precautions for Alclometasone Dipropionate?

Avoid long-term use and excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Alclometasone Dipropionate?

Store between 2 and 30C (36 and 86F).


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whos the manufacturer? how do i know whos marketing the product. not mentioned in the profile

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