Available in the form of a shampoo, spray, or lotion, clobetasol propionate (Clobex®) is a steroid medication used to treat a wide variety of skin conditions, such as:
If you are using the lotion form of clobetasol, apply it to the affected areas twice a day. This medication is not recommended for use beyond two weeks, although in certain circumstances it may be used for up to four weeks. Long-term use increases the risk of side effects.
(For more information, click Clobex. Topics discussed in this article include how your healthcare provider will determine your dosage, how this steroid works, and more.)