If you have eczema, scalp psoriasis, or other skin conditions, your healthcare provider may recommend treatment with Clobex. This prescription medicine comes in three forms and is typically used once or twice a day. As a steroid, it works by decreasing inflammation and suppressing an overactive immune system. Common side effects include a burning sensation, spider veins, and weakening of the skin.
What Is Clobex?
Clobex® (clobetasol propionate) is a prescription skin medication that comes in the form of a lotion, shampoo, and spray. It belongs to a group of medications known as topical steroids.
The shampoo is approved to treat scalp psoriasis. The spray is approved to treat plaque psoriasis. The lotion is approved to treat inflammation and itching due to a wide variety of skin conditions, such as eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, and allergic reactions.