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Active ingredient: Clobetasol Propionate

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Clobetasol Propionate uses


Clobetasol Propionate information

Clobetasol Propionate is a strong corticosteroid, used to treat a variety of skin conditions such as dermatitis, allergies, rashes and eczema.

Clobetasol Propionate indications

Clobetasol Propionate is a popular medicine that is generally prescribed in the treatment of the patients with skin diseases in order to reduce the itching, redness and swelling of the affected parts of the body. Clobetasol Propionate is meant only for external use. Patients should not allow the medication to get into their eyes, nose and mouth. Patients should also avoid putting dressings, other skin medications or bandages on the area which is treated with Clobetasol Propionate Pharmaniaga.

Clobetasol Propionate warnings

Before beginning the treatment with Clobetasol Propionate the patients should inform their doctor or personal healthcare provider if they are allergic to any of this drug's components or to any other corticosteroids such as Prednisone or hydrocortisone. Patients should also tell the doctor if they have other allergies. Before using Clobetasol Propionate patients must tell their PD about their medical history, especially if they have immune system problems, poor blood circulation or other skin conditions such as dermatitis. In very rare cases this medicine might be absorbed into the bloodstream and this condition will require treatment also based on corticosteroids. This may happen in children who are using it or in the case of individuals who have been using it for long periods of time. Pregnant women should not use Clobetasol Propionate Pharmaniaga, unless it is clearly needed; however, they should discuss with their personal healthcare provider the benefits and risks of such a treatment.

Clobetasol Propionate intake guidelines

Patients should use Clobetasol Propionate only on the skin and not on the groin, underarms, face, unless their doctor or personal healthcare provider advises them to do so. You should wash and dry your hands very well and thoroughly clean the affected area before applying Clobetasol Propionate Pharmaniaga. This medicine should be applied in a thin film to the affected area and then rubbed. This process should be done by patients two times a day, except the cases when the doctor has prescribed them other instructions. When the patients must apply this medicine near the eyes, they should be extra careful not to put it in their eyes because this can lead to a medical condition known as glaucoma.

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Clobetasol Propionate dosage

Clobetasol Propionate should be applied directly on the affected skin areas at least twice a day. The treatment should not last longer than four weeks, as this medicine contains a very strong topical corticosteroid. Usually the dose should not be more than 50g a week.

You should not use a medicine which looks discolored or that contains any sort of particle. Do not stop your treatment with Clobetasol Propionate without your physician's approval, even if you feel that your condition has not improved at all. If you feel that your treatment with this medicine is not working properly, you should alert your personal health care provider.

Clobetasol Propionate overdose

In most of the cases that involve an overdose of Clobetasol Propionate Pharmaniaga, the medicine is absorbed in an abnormally high amount in the patient's blood stream; this can lead to systemic effects. The systemic absorption usually cases reversible adrenal suppression which may eventually lead to an insufficiency of corticosteroids in the organism. In other cases the patients may experience symptoms of Cushing's syndrome, glucosuria and even hyperglycemia which are also due to the systemic absorption.

Clobetasol Propionate missed dose

It is important to try to take each of your scheduled doses of Clobetasol Propionate at their due time. However, if you happen to miss taking one of your prescribed doses of this product you should use it as soon as you recall. If it is already time for another dose, we advise you to forget about the one that you have missed and to proceed with your regular dosing schedule. Do not apply double doses of Clobetasol Propionate without your personal physician's approval.

Clobetasol Propionate side effects

The most common side effects that patients who are under treatment with Clobetasol Propionate may experience are the following: burning, stinging, dryness, redness, itching, and so on. These side effects usually appear when the product is applied to the skin for the first time, but they should pass in a few days; in case these side effects do not go away the patients should contact their pharmacist or personal healthcare provider.

Individuals should alert their doctor or health care specialist if they develop any of the following side effects: stretch marks, acne, hair bumps, skin thinning, skin discoloration, extreme hair growth and unwanted hair growth. Patients should also inform their doctor if the redness, irritation and swelling do not improve. Serious allergic reactions are very rare in patients who are using Clobetasol Propionate Pharmaniaga, but in case the patients experience rash, swelling, itching, breathing problems, severe dizziness, they should inform their physician as quickly as they can. This is not a complete list with the side effects that the intake of this medicine can lead to; this is why it is very important to discuss with your doctor in the case in which you develop other symptoms than those listed above.

Clobetasol Propionate drug reactions

Generally it is improbable for Clobetasol Propionate to interact with other drugs. However, it is well known that many drugs harmfully interact among each other and this is why it is very important to inform your doctor about all the other medicines that you are taking during your therapy with this drug (including vitamins, minerals, over-the-counter medications or herbal products). It is also important to not start taking a new drug without consulting with your personal healthcare provider.

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References

  1. Dailymed."CLOBEX (CLOBETASOL PROPIONATE) SPRAY [GALDERMA LABORATORIES, L.P.]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  2. Dailymed."CLOBETASOL PROPIONATE: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
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Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Clobetasol Propionate?

Depending on the reaction of the Clobetasol Propionate after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Clobetasol Propionate not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Clobetasol Propionate addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.

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Review

sDrugs.com conducted a study on Clobetasol Propionate, and the result of the survey is set out below. It is noteworthy that the product of the survey is based on the perception and impressions of the visitors of the website as well as the views of Clobetasol Propionate consumers. We, as a result of this, advice that you do not base your therapeutic or medical decisions on this result, but rather consult your certified medical experts for their recommendations.

Visitor reports

One visitor reported side effects

Did you get side effects while taking the Clobetasol Propionate drug, or were there no side effects?
According to the survey conducted by website sDrugs.com users, the below-mentioned percentages indicate the number of people experiencing the side effects and the number of people not experiencing the side effects when taking Clobetasol Propionate medicine. Every drug produces minimal side effects, and they are negligible most times, when compared to the desired effect [use] of the medicine. Side effects depend on the dose you are taking, any drug interactions that happen when you are on other medications, if the patient is sensitive, and other associated conditions. If you cannot tolerate the side effects, consult your doctor immediately, so he can either adjust the dose or change the medication.
Visitors%
No side effects1
100.0%

One visitor reported time for results

What is the time duration Clobetasol Propionate drug must be taken for it to be effective or for it to reduce the symptoms?
Most chronic conditions need at least some time so the dose and the drug action gets adjusted to the body to get the desired effect. The stastistics say sDrugs.com website users needed 5 days to notice the result from using Clobetasol Propionate drug. The time needed to show improvement in health condition after using the medicine Clobetasol Propionate need not be same for all the users. It varies based on other factors.
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5 days1
100.0%

Two visitors reported age

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30-451
50.0%
< 11
50.0%

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The information was verified by Dr. Arunabha Ray, MD Pharmacology

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