Clobetasol 0.05% Scalp Lotion
The Clobetasol cream is used in treating or alleviating inflammation in the body. It is a corticosteroid medication that reduces itchiness triggered by different conditions. The brand Clobetasol is also available in different forms such as gel, lotion, foam, spray, solution, and ointment. You can purchase Clobetasol under the brand names Clobex, Temovate, and Cormax.
Clobetasol Precautions and Warnings
Only use this medicine for inflammations, not in treating rashes (specifically around the mouth) and acne. Aside from, that be careful in applying it in larger areas of your skin, especially near open wounds, as it can cause minor complications. Avoid swallowing the medicine as it can poison your body.
This medicine is only applied on the skin, which means that it shouldn’t be swallowed or ingested. The recommended application is twice per day, applying only a small portion of the cream to the affected area. The treatment is limited only to 2 weeks of therapy.
Clobetasol Side Effects
Alongside other topical creams, Clobetasol also has adverse reactions classified as mild and severe. These are as follows:
Common Side Effects of Clobetasol
- Burning sensation
- Skin irritation
- Dry skin
- Cracking skin
- Skin redness
- Spider veins
- Thinning skin
Severe Side Effects of Clobetasol
- Worsened skin condition
- Severe skin irritation
- Blurry vision
- Pain in the eyes
- Increased thirst and hunger
- Dryness of the mouth
- Skin discoloration
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