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What is clobetasol cream used for?

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Drug Class: Dermatological – Antipsoriatic Agents Topical · Dermatological – Glucocorticoid

Availability: Prescription Required

Pregnancy: Consult a doctor before using

Lactation: Consult a doctor before using

PrecautionsPrecautions

  • Use on face/under arms/or groin only if directed.
  • Call doctor if condition does not improve.
  • Use only prescribed dura- tion. Ask MD if unsure.
  • Use on face/under arms/or groin only if directed.
  • Call doctor if condition does not improve.
  • Use only prescribed dura- tion. Ask MD if unsure.
  • Use for other problems only if directed by MD.

  • For cream products : Wash hands before and after using. Clean and dry skin, then use a thin layer on area. Do not bandage unless told by doctor. After prolonged use, call doctor before stopping.
  • For lotion products : If available, read the patient package insert. Avoid contact with eyes, inside of nose or mouth.
  • For shampoo products : Do not use in children under 18 years. Follow directions for use of shampoo on hair.
  • For solution, non-oral products : Do not use in kids less than 12 years. Keep medicine away from heat or flames.

What are side effects of Clobetasol?Any warnings while using Clobetasol?Does Clobetasol interact with any drugs?Is Clobetasol contraindicated for any condition?How to use Clobetasol?What if you missed a dose of Clobetasol?

For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice.

Reviewed by a panel of doctors. Source: First Databank

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  • People also askCan clobetasol cream be use for jock itch?Can clobetasol cream be use for jock itch?Yes, Clobetasol cream can be used for Jock Itch but not long term. Jock itch is a fungal infection that would need an anti-fungal medication to treat it. Clobetasol would help relieve itching and inflammation but because it is a strong steroid medication, it is not designed for long term use.

    Precautions

    • Use on face/under arms/or groin only if directed.
    • Call doctor if condition does not improve.
    • Use only prescribed dura- tion. Ask MD if unsure.
    • Use on face/under arms/or groin only if directed.
    • Call doctor if condition does not improve.
    • Use only prescribed dura- tion. Ask MD if unsure.
    • Use for other problems only if directed by MD.

    • For cream products : Wash hands before and after using. Clean and dry skin, then use a thin layer on area. Do not bandage unless told by doctor. After prolonged use, call doctor before stopping.
    • For lotion products : If available, read the patient package insert. Avoid contact with eyes, inside of nose or mouth.
    • For shampoo products : Do not use in children under 18 years. Follow directions for use of shampoo on hair.
    • For solution, non-oral products : Do not use in kids less than 12 years. Keep medicine away from heat or flames.

    What are side effects of Clobetasol?Any warnings while using Clobetasol?Does Clobetasol interact with any drugs?Is Clobetasol contraindicated for any condition?How to use Clobetasol?What if you missed a dose of Clobetasol?

    For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice.

    Reviewed by a panel of doctors. Source: First Databank

    Was this helpful?Can clobetasol cream be use for jock itch? Yes, Clobetasol cream can be used for Jock Itch but not long term. Jock itch is a fungal infection that would need an anti-fungal medication to treat it. Clobetasol would help relieve itching and inflammation but because it is a strong steroid medication, it is not designed for long term use.

    What is Lidex cream used for? Uses of Lidex: It is used to treat skin irritation. It is used to treat psoriasis. It is used to treat skin rashes.

    Can clobetasol cause cancer? Skin cancer is found among people who take Clobetasol propionate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Actonel, and have Crohn’s disease.

    Is clobetasol a corticosteroid? Clobetasol propionate is a corticosteroid used to treat skin conditions such as eczema, contact dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, and psoriasis. It is applied to the skin as a cream, ointment, or shampoo.

    Is clobetasol safe?

    Is clobetasol safe? It may not be safe to breastfeed while using this medicine. Ask your doctor about any risk. If you apply clobetasol to your chest, avoid areas that may come into contact with the baby’s mouth. Clobetasol topical is not approved for use by anyone younger than 12 years old.

    Is clobetasol a steroid? Clobetasol is a prescription topical steroid used to treat the inflammation and itching caused by a number of skin conditions such as allergic reactions, eczema, and psoriasis. Clobetasol is a very strong (super-high-potency) corticosteroid.

    Can clobetasol be used vaginally? This medicine should be used only on the skin. Don’t get clobetasol in your eyes, mouth, nose, or vagina. Don’t apply clobetasol to your face, underarms, or groin area unless your doctor tells you otherwise. Some formulations of clobetasol may not be suitable to use on a baby’s diaper area.

    Does clobetasol propionate work? Clobetasol propionate works by getting the body to stop its extreme immune response. When the immune system’s reaction calms down, cell turnover slows and the itchy, scaly rash improves.