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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In the present study, the differences in the physical and chemical parameters of Clobetasol propionate topical formulations (cream and ointment) in a simultaneous long-term real time stability study in drug stores of Bangladesh was investigated.
Reference standard of clobetasol propionate (micronised) was purchased from Newchem S.
Patients Successfully Treated With Clobetasol Propionate Spray for Psoriasis Add-on therapy (n = 731) Monotherapy (n = 1,254) week 2 59% 60% week 3 80% 80% Note: Based on a target plaque severity measure on 6-point scale.
Clobetasol propionate is already the most commonly prescribed topical corticosteroid for moderate to severe psoriasis in the United States and Europe.
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3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis Group, an international generic pharmaceuticals company, today announced that it has begun shipping Clobetasol Propionate Shampoo and Clobetasol Propionate Lotion, generic equivalents to Galderma's Clobex[sup.
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March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perrigo Company today announced that the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey has denied Connetics Corporation's motion for a preliminary injunction related to Perrigo's Clobetasol Propionate Foam, the AB-rated generic equivalent to Connetics' Olux(R) Foam and has lifted the temporary restraints that have prevented Perrigo from launching the product.