clobetasone


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clobetasone

A steroid drug used externally for skin and non-infective eye inflammation. A brand name is Cloburate and, in conjunction with an antibitic and an antifungal drug, Trimovate.

antiinflammatory drug 

A drug which inhibits or suppresses most inflammatory responses of an allergic, bacterial, traumatic or anaphylactic origin, as well as being immunosuppressant. They include the corticosteroids (e.g. betamethasone, dexamethasone, fluorometholone, hydrocortisone acetate, loteprednol etabonate, prednisolone, rimexolone, triamcinolone). They are sometimes combined with an antibiotic drug (e.g. betamethasone combined with neomycin or sulfacetamide, dexamethasone combined with neomycin or polymyxin B). Corticosteroids have side effects, such as enhancing the activity of herpes simplex virus, fungal overgrowth, raising intraocular pressure or cataract formation.There are other antiinflammatory drugs that are non-steroidal (NSAID) and have little toxicity. They act mainly by blocking prostaglandin synthesis. These include diclofenac sodium, flurbiprofen sodium, indomethacin, ketorolac, nepafenac and oxyphenbutazone. See immunosuppressants; steroid.
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She continued to improve, and topical tazarotene was added, as was clobetasone lotion around the cuticles twice daily.
Remission and relapse of chronic plaque psoriasis treat: once a week with clobetasone propionate occlude with hydrocolloid dressing versus twice daily treatment with clobetasone propionate alone.
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