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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On further enquiry, his mother admitted to using continued clobetasol propionate ointment, approximately 2g twice-daily during the seven months prior to admission, after the drug was prescribed for treatment of diaper dermatitis.
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.
Clobetasol propionate is an effective treatment for vulvar lichen sclerosus in premenarchal girls, but the dermatosis commonly recurs, reported Dr.
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NEW YORK -- Actavis has begun shipping clobetasol propionate shampoo and clobetasol propionate lotion, which are generic equivalents to Galderma's Clobex shampoo and Clobex topical lotion.
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