clobetasol propionate

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clobetasol propionate

[klōbet′əsol prō′pyōnāt]
a topical corticosteroid antiinflammatory.
indications It is prescribed for the short-term treatment of inflammation and pruritus associated with certain moderate to severe types of dermatitis.
contraindications It is contraindicated for prolonged use, for applications to large areas of poor skin integrity, and with the use of occlusive dressing.
adverse effects Adverse reactions may include hyperglycemia, glycosuria, Cushing's syndrome, and suppression of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal functions. Because of the greater ratio of skin surface to body weight in children, they are at risk of absorbing a greater proportion of topical steroid.

clobetasol propionate

(klō-bēt′ă-sōl″ prō′pē-ă-nāt”)
A high-potency topical corticosteroid. It is used for short-term treatment to cortisone-responsive dermatoses.

clobetasol propionate (klōbā´təsol´ prō´pēənāt´),

n brand names: Dermovate, Temovate, Temovate Emollient Cream;
drug class: topical corticosteroid group I potency;
action: possesses antipruritic and antiinflammatory properties;
uses: psoriasis, exzema, contact dermatitis.
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The group produces treatments for a range of skin ailments, such as Duac for acne and Olux E for dermatitis.
Allegan MI) won approval for its generic version of Olux Foam for the treatment of moderate to severe dermatosis of the scalp.
OLUX was previously approved for the short-term topical treatment of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of moderate to severe corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses of the scalp including psoriasis.
The approval of our sNDA for OLUX allows us to address a substantially larger market as approximately 80% of all prescriptions for psoriasis are for areas of the body other than the scalp," said Thomas G.
We are excited to combine GSK's prescription dermatology products, such as Bactroban, Cutivate and Altabax, with Stiefel's portfolio, including brands such as Duac, Olux E and Soriatane.
The launch of Verdeso allows Connetics to offer a complete range of potencies in topical steroids, including mid-potency LuxE q and super high-potency OLUX, and to address the full $1.
In addition to Verdeso, Connetics' VersaFoam-based products are OLUX for scalp dermatoses and non-scalp psoriasis, Luxiq Foam for scalp dermatoses and Evoclin(R) Foam for acne.
The Company's marketed products are OLUX (clobetasol propionate) Foam, 0.