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    Clobetasol Topical

    Information about Clobetasol Topical

    Clobetasol topical uses

    Clobetasol Topical is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.

    How clobetasol topical works

    Clobetasol topical belongs to the class of drugs known as corticosteroids. It acts by stopping the release of certain natural substances in body that are responsible for pain and swelling.

    Common side effects of clobetasol topical

    Skin thinning, Contact dermatitis

    Available Medicine for Clobetasol Topical

    • ₹61 to ₹89
      Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹121 to ₹174
      Hegde and Hegde Pharmaceutical LLP
      4 variant(s)
    • ₹54 to ₹80
      Systopic Laboratories Pvt Ltd
      3 variant(s)
    • ₹131
      Abbott India Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹57 to ₹93
      Adcock Ingram Healthcare Pvt Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹184
      Alkem Laboratories Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹97
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹100
      Fulford India Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹70
      Apex Laboratories Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹125
      Hegde and Hegde Pharmaceutical LLP
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Clobetasol Topical

    • Do not use in conditions such as acne, fungal skin infections, e.g. athlete's foot, ringworm, candida skin infections, severe flushing of skin on and around your nose (rosacea), spotty red rash around your mouth (perioral dermatitis), infected skin (unless the infection is being treated with an anti-infective medicine at the same time),itchy skin around the genitals or back passage, itchy skin which is not inflamed, nappy rash, widespread plaque psoriasis (raised, red patches covered with a silvery white buildup of dead skin cells or scale).
    • Caution is to be observed while applying the cream on large areas of the body for a long time like few weeks or months.
    • If your skin problem does not improve in 2 to 4 weeks, talk to your doctor.
    • It should not take if patient is allergic to clobetasol propionate or any of its ingredients.
    • It sholud not given to children below 1 year of age.

    Frequently asked questions for Clobetasol Topical

    Clobetasol Topical

    Q. Is clobetasol propionate a steroid?
    Clobetasol propionate is a potent topical corticosteroid used for the treatment of itching, redness, dryness, inflammation, and discomfort of various scalp and skin conditions.
    Q. Is clobetasol propionate topical used for treating hair loss?
    Clobetasol topical is used for the treatment of various scalp and skin conditions; however, it is not used for the treatment of hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you need treatment for hair loss.
    Q. Does clobetasol propionate topical cause hair loss?
    Long-term use of steroids may damage your hair, causing hair loss especially when you use an airtight dressing. Always follow the advice of your doctor regarding its use and talk to your doctor in case you have hair loss while using clobetasol.
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    Q. Is clobetasol propionate topical good for acne?
    Clobetasol topical is not be used for the treatment of acne. Talk to your doctor if you need any treatment for acne.
    Q. What is clobetasol propionate topical solution?
    Clobetasol propionate topical solution belongs to a group of medicines called topical corticosteroids. It helps to reduce the redness and itchiness of certain skin problems.
    Q. What is clobetasol propionate topical solution used for?
    Clobetasol propionate topical solution is used to help reduce the redness and itchiness in certain skin problems like relapsing eczema, psoriasis, lichen planus, dermatitis and other skin conditions that have not responded to milder steroid creams or ointments.
    Q. Is clobetasol propionate topical good for athlete's foot/ ringworm?
    Clobetasol topical is not be used for conditions like athlete's foot or ringworm. Please talk to your doctor for the treatment of your condition.
    Q. Is clobetasol propionate an antifungal drug?
    Clobetasol propionate is not an antifungal drug. It is a topical corticosteroid.
    Q. Does clobetasol propionate cause thinning of skin?
    Thinning of skin is an uncommon side effect of clobetasol propionate. It may also cause stretch marks. Talk to your doctor if you experience these side effects while using clobetasol.

    Content on this page was last updated on 08 June, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)