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Clobex was prescribed to clear up some skin irritations on my legs. At the time of that appointment the doctor did not tell me what he thought my condition was. I was told to apply Clobex twice daily for two weeks. At the end of two weeks, my legs had...
by J, 08/16/2006
Is there a cheaper comparable medication to Clobex?
by Unknown, 10/19/2006
How long is too long to use the Clobex lotion. I have been using it on my face for about a week now and it has cleared up my redness of the eyebrows and forehead. But, it worries me that I can be taken too l...
by Roger in Oregon city oregon, 10/08/2006
Clobex (Topical) Drug and Prescription Information
Clobex (Topical) Medication Classification
CLOBETASOL PROPIONATE (On the skin)
Clobex (Topical) Brandname
Olux, Cormax, Temovate, Embeline, Temovate Scalp Application, Embeline Scalp Application, Cormax Scalp Application, Clobevate, Clobex, Temovate E, Embeline E
Clobex (Topical) 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 Clobex (Topical)
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 Clobex (Topical)
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 Clobex (Topical) Storage
Store Clobex (Topical) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Clobex (Topical) and all medications out of the reach of children.
What To Avoid While Using Clobex (Topical)
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.
Clobex (Topical) 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.
Clobex (Topical) 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