CLOBETASOL PROPIONATE (Topical) (Lotion
Questions | Reviews
What is this topical cream used for? I found it in my medicine cabinet and didn't want to throw it out until I knew its use and if I should keep it. I can't remember. Thank you.
by Jacalyn in USA, 02/13/2007
I am a 66 yr old white male and I have been using Clobetasol Propionate (Ointment) USP, 0.05% for over 5 years on a regular basis. I apply the ointment on my fingers and hands twice a day, morning and night. I was advised to use non-latex gloves over ...
by Archie Branham in Barnardsville, NC 28709, 07/25/2007
I HAVE DERMITITES. I WAS GIVEN THIS MEDICATION BY MT DOCTOR. HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO MAKE IT GO AWAY? I HAVE DERMITIES ON MY HANDS THE CLOBETASOL PROPINATE RUBS OFF QUICKLY I TRY TO LEAVE IT ON FOR ABOUT HALF HOUR BEFORE TOUCHING ANYTHING. IS IT OK T...
by johanna in long island ny, 03/24/2007
I was recently diagnosed with lichen schlerosis in the genital area. The Dr. prescribed clobetasol propionate, which seemed to clear up the burning and itching. However, after 2 or 3 weeks, it reacted like a severe sunburn. The Dr. said to use Betader...
by Sharon in Red Deer, AB Canada, 01/28/2006
I was diagnosed with Lichen Planus on both legs. I was told to use Clobetasol 0.05% 2 times daily. I started 5 weeks ago and for 2-3 weeks put it on just once at night. I cover from bottomof knee on both legs - I'm at the end of the 1st tube.........
by Elizabeth in Los Angeles, CA, 11/26/2006
CLOBETASOL PROPIONATE (Topical) (Lotion Drug and Prescription Information
CLOBETASOL PROPIONATE (Topical) (Lotion
CLOBETASOL PROPIONATE (Topical) (Lotion Medication Classification
CLOBETASOL PROPIONATE (On the skin)
CLOBETASOL PROPIONATE (Topical) (Lotion Brandname
Olux, Cormax, Temovate, Embeline, Temovate Scalp Application, Embeline Scalp Application, Cormax Scalp Application, Clobevate, Clobex, Temovate E, Embeline E
CLOBETASOL PROPIONATE (Topical) (Lotion is used for the Treatment
Clobetasol Propionate (kloe-BAY-ta-sol PROE-pee-oh-nate) Treats skin irritation, allergic reactions, and other types of skin problems.This medicine belongs to a class of drugs called corticosteroids.
When To Not Use CLOBETASOL PROPIONATE (Topical) (Lotion
You should not use this medicine if you have had an unusual or allergic reaction to clobetasol, hydrocortisone, triamcinolone, or betamethasone in the past.
How Should You Use CLOBETASOL PROPIONATE (Topical) (Lotion
Lotion, Gel/Jelly, Foam, Cream, Ointment, Liquid
- Your doctor will tell you how much to use and how often.
- For use on the skin only.
- Put a small amount on the affected area. Rub in gently.
- Allow the liquid to dry before putting on your clothes.
- Do not cover the treated area of your skin with a bandage unless your doctor has told you to.
- If you are using this medicine on your scalp, part your hair. Put a small amount on the affected area. Rub in gently. If a dose is missed:
- Apply the missed dose as soon as possible.
- Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next regular dose.
- You should not use two doses at the same time.
Proper CLOBETASOL PROPIONATE (Topical) (Lotion Storage
Store CLOBETASOL PROPIONATE (Topical) (Lotion at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep CLOBETASOL PROPIONATE (Topical) (Lotion and all medications out of the reach of children.
What To Avoid While Using CLOBETASOL PROPIONATE (Topical) (Lotion
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
- Unless approved by your doctor, do not mix or apply other skin medicines with this medicine.
CLOBETASOL PROPIONATE (Topical) (Lotion Warnings
- If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before using this medicine.
- Talk with your doctor before using this medicine if you have tuberculosis, diabetes, or an infection of the skin.
- You should not use this medicine on the face, especially in or around the eyes.
CLOBETASOL PROPIONATE (Topical) (Lotion Side Effects
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
- Any signs of a skin infection such as redness or swelling
- If the area seems not to heal
- Irritation, burning, or redness of skin that was not there before using this medicine If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
- Acne-like skin changes
- If skin problem does not improve after 2 weeks
- Itching or mild skin rash
- Mild temporary stinging