Were you looking for information about Clobetasol Propionate? Clobetasol propatiate is a common misspelling of clobetasol propionate.
A healthcare provider may prescribe clobetasol propionate (Clobex®, Cormax®, Olux®, Temovate®) to adults and children age 12 and older who have eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, or certain other skin conditions. This medicine comes in a variety of forms and is typically applied to the affected areas of the skin once or twice daily. However, the specific dosage will depend on the particular product used and the type and severity of your skin condition.
As a steroid, clobetasol propionate works by suppressing an overactive immune system and reducing inflammation. Possible side effects may include dryness, itching, and burning.
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