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Composition for BUTESONE

Clobetasone Topical(NA)

food interaction for BUTESONE

alcohol interaction for BUTESONE

pregnancy interaction for BUTESONE

lactation interaction for BUTESONE

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Butesone cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Butesone cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for BUTESONE

Clobetasone Topical(NA)

Uses

Butesone cream is used in the treatment of allergic disorders, severe allergic reaction, asthma, arthritis, cancer and psoriasis (silvery scaly skin rash).

How it works

Clobetasone belongs to the class of medications called as corticosteroids. It inhibits release of chemicals in the body which causes inflammation thereby reducing redness, itching, swelling, and irritation of the skin.

Common side effects

Exacerbation of psoriasis, Generalized rash, Generalized swelling

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Expert advice for BUTESONE

  • Do not use clobetasone ointment/cream if you have chronic leg ulcers, psoriasis (red, itchy, scaly patches).
  • Do not apply clobetasone cream near the eyes to avoid the risk of glaucoma (raised pressure inside eyes) or cataract (cloudiness of lens in eye) on repeated exposure to eyes.
  • Do not apply the clobetasone topical solution on broken and infected skin, acne (pimples), flushed skin around the nose (rosacea), and itchy skin due to allergy (pruritus).
  • If advised by your doctor to be used during breastfeeding, topical clobetasone should be wiped off thoroughly from the breasts prior to breastfeeding.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
  • Do not use if you are allergic to clobetasone or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not use if you have untreated skin infections, rosacea (severe flushing of skin on and around the nose), acne (pimples), and itching of skin (pruritus) without inflammation.

Frequently asked questions for BUTESONE

Clobetasone Topical

Q.Is clobetasone/clobetasone butyrate a steroid?
Yes, clobetasone/clobetasone butyrate is a topical steroid

Q.What is clobetasone and white soft paraffin (wsp) used for?
Clobetasone along with other ingredients (excipients) such as liquid paraffin (wsp) is used to treat inflammatory skin conditions such as eczema and dermatitis

Q.Is clobetasol and clobetasone the same?
Both clobetasol and clobetasone are topical steroid but their effect may vary upon individual conditions or response.

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Content on this page was last updated on 21 May, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)