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Clobelac Cream

Primary uses of Clobelac Cream

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Medicine Overview of Clobelac Cream

Uses of Clobelac Cream

Clobelac Cream is used in the treatment of skin infections.

Clobelac Cream side effects

Common

Side Effects of Clobelac are Skin thinning, Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness).

How to use Clobelac Cream

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Clobelac Cream works

Clobelac Cream is a steroid. It works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy.

In Depth Information on Clobelac Cream

Expert advice for Clobelac Cream

  • Take with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Dose is decreased or tapered over time.
  • Most side effects occur with high doses and on long-term use.
  • Your risk of getting an infection may become higher. Tell your doctor immediately if you have a fever, flu-like symptoms, cough, painful urination, or a wound that does not heal.
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Clobelac Cream related warnings
Special precautions for Clobelac Cream
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Clobelac 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.
Lactation
Clobelac Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Clobelac Cream?uses

If you miss a dose of Clobelac Cream, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Clobelac Cream

Frequently asked questions about Clobetasol

Q. Is Clobelac propionate used for hair loss/ does Clobelac help hair growth?
Clobelac is used for discomfort in various scalp and skin conditions; however not used for treatment of hair loss or hair growth. Always consult your doctor regarding its use
Q. Is Clobelac propionate good for acne/ athlete's foot/ ringworm?
Clobelac should not be used for conditions like acne, athlete's foot or ringworm. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.
Q. Is clobetasol propionate a steroid/ an antifungal/ OTC?
Clobetasol (also available as Cosvate cream, Cosvate G) is a potent topical corticosteroid used for the treatment of itching, redness, dryness, inflammation, and discomfort of various scalp and skin conditions. It is not an antifungal. It is available only by prescription given by your doctor
Q. Does Clobelac propionate cause hair loss / thinning of skin?
Long-term use of steroids may damage your hair or skin. Always follow the advice of your doctor regarding its use

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