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clobetasol-propionate

This medication is used in the treatment of psoriasis ,(skin disorder that causes bumpy red patches ) irritable eczemas(red and itchy skin) and other inflammatory dermatoses(skin disorders).

Contradications

This medication is contraindicated in patients with diabetes and decreased function of the adrenal gland. It is also contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity (allergy ) to this medication.

Side effects

This medication can cause burning , stinging , itching , dryness or redness at the site of application. When first applied to the skin.  It can also cause stretch marks , may worsen skin infections , acne , extreme unwanted hair growth and other effects. Consult your doctor if you observe any of these effects.

Expert Advice

INDICATIONS

 

This medication is used in the treatment of psoriasis ,(skin disorder that causes bumpy red patches ) irritable eczemas(red and itchy skin) and other inflammatory dermatoses(skin disorders).

 

PRECAUTIONS

 

Patients with a hypersensitivity(allergy ) to this medication or other related medications should be cautioned against the use of this drug.  The patient should also inform their doctor of their complete medical history for more appropriate advice and further details.

 

 

CONTRAINDICATIONS

 

This medication is contraindicated in patients with diabetes and decreased function of the adrenal gland. It is also contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity (allergy ) to this medication.

 

 

 

SIDE EFFECTS

 

This medication can cause burning , stinging , itching , dryness or redness at the site of application. When first applied to the skin.  It can also cause stretch marks , may worsen skin infections , acne , extreme unwanted hair growth and other effects. Consult your doctor if you observe any of these effects.

 

 

 

PREGNANCY

 

This medication may carry some risk in pregnant females and requires a risk/ benefit assessment. Consult your doctor for  further information.

 

LACTATION

 

The effect of this medication on lactating females is unknown. Consult your doctor for further details.

FAQs

What should be the amount of application of clobestasol propionate’s ointment?

You are advised to apply only a thin film of the cream on the affected region.

Is it safe to use bandage over the ointment’s application?

No, it is not. Doing so aggravates the side effects of the ointment.

How long are we supposed to use the ointment?

You are advised to use the ointment for not more than 4 weeks. But if a complete recovery is not observed, consult with your doctor for an alternate ointment.

Is it safe to use this medicine for any type of skin condition?

No, it is not. Use this medicine only when your physician prescribes you.

Is it safe to stop the ointment usage when symptoms resolve?

No, doing so would provoke the skin condition to reoccur and the entire treatment course to be repeated again.

Medicines containing clobetasol-propionate

Clobederm-S 0.05mg

By Atco

Pack size: 20ml

Rs.65.85