Clobetasol topical is used in the treatment of inflammation and itching caused by skin conditions such as allergic reactions, eczema, and psoriasis.
How it Works
Clobetasol is known as a highly potent steroid. Clobetasol Cream reduces the actions of chemicals in the body that are the cause of inflammation and its side effects.
Common Side effects
Some of the potential side effects of Clobetasol Cream can include the symptoms below Skin rash, Burning, Itching Irritation
Clobetasol is used generally for the relief of inflammations such as swelling, itching of the skin, eczema, dermatitis, allergies, rashes, insect bites, or other irritations. It is available in the form of cream, ointment, or lotion. It is a highly effective steroid and belongs to the medication class of Corticosteroids.
This medication is used to treat skin problems such as eczema, dermatitis, rashes, and many other skin allergies. It helps reduce inflammation and swelling of the skin. It also helps prevent redness and itching of the skin. It should only be used on the recommended parts of the skin and not on the face or other sensitive areas of the body. Use this medication exactly as prescribed by the physician.
Dosage and administration
It is usually recommended to only use up to 50 gm of this cream every week. Clean the affected area and your hands thoroughly before applying the cream. Take a small amount of the cream and gently rub it on the affected area until it forms a thin layer on the skin. The cream should cover the entire affected area. Wash your hands immediately after applying the cream. This medication should only be used for up to 2 weeks as excessive use may lead to adverse effects. Usually, it is advised to apply this medicine once a day, before bedtime. Your doctor would advise you on the proper use of this medicine.
Inform the doctor if have any existing or past allergies to any substances as the medication may have such substances in its composition. In case you experience any allergies or discomfort while using this medication, stop using this medication and consult the doctor immediately.Pregnant women and breast feeding mothers are to use this medication only if it has been prescribed by the physician.Stop using this cream and consult your physician immediately in case soreness or infection develops on the affected area.This medication is for external use only hence avoid contact with the eyes, mouth, and other sensitive areas.Before being prescribed this medication, inform the doctor if you are a diabetic or has suffered from any other skin disease in the past.
There are side effects that may be experienced with the use of this medication. Side effects can range from mild to severe and some common ones are as follows,Dryness of the skin.Skin redness.Scaling of the skin.Burning sensation on the affected area.Severe irritation of the skin.Swelling of the eyelids.Skin discoloration.Dizziness and breathing troubles.Swelling of the face, throat, or tongue.Rashes on the skin.Stretch marks.Excessive hair growth.Hair bumps.