Alclometasone is a synthetic steroid medication prescribed to treat variety of skin disorders such as atopic dermatitis, eczema, contact dermatitis, allergic dermatitis, and rashes aiming to reduce the itching, swelling, and redness.
Hypersensitivity, cutaneous tuberculosis, chicken pox, perioral dermatitis, acne, rosacea, open wounds, trophic ulcers, viral infection of skin and skin manifestations of syphilis.
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.
It comes as a cream or ointment to apply topically as directed by your physician.
• 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.
• 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.
Avoid long-term use and excess dosage.
Store between 2° and 30°C (36° and 86°F).
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