Information about Clobetasol Propinate
Generic Name : Clobetasol Propinate
Up-to-date prescription details regarding Clobetasol Propinate are provided here.
Understand it's uses, recommended dosages, its indications, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its and its storage instructions.
You will also find a list of the medication's International and Indian brand or trade names, as well as its pricing information. For verification of the information presented on this page or for additional clarifications, it's advisable to consult your doctor.
ICD Code : Y56.0
Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Inflammatory Agents- Topical
Trade Names/Brand Names of Clobetasol Propinate
Clobevate, Clobex, Medicated ShampooCormax, Embeline, Isovate, Olux, Temovate
Why is Clobetasol Propinate 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 should Clobetasol Propinate not be taken? (Contraindications)
What is the dosage of Clobetasol Propinate?
Apply a thin layer to the affected skin area twice daily, rub gently.
How should Clobetasol Propinate be taken?
It comes as a cream or ointment to apply over the affected area.
What are the warnings and precautions for Clobetasol Propinate?
• 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.
What are the side effects of Clobetasol Propinate?
Infection/irritation, itching and cracking.
What are the other precautions for Clobetasol Propinate?
Wash your hands thoroughly after applying this medication.
What are the storage conditions for Clobetasol Propinate?
Store it at room temperature.
Schedule : H
Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.
Last Updated : August 11, 2022