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If you have eczema, dermatitis, or certain other inflammatory skin conditions, your healthcare provider may prescribe alclometasone. This medicine comes as a cream or an ointment, and is applied to affected areas of the skin two or three times daily. Although most people tolerate it well, side effects are possible and can include dryness, redness, and burning of the skin.
What Is Alclometasone?Alclometasone dipropionate (Aclovate®) is a prescription skin medication. It belongs to a group of medications known as topical steroids and is used to treat inflammation and itching due to a wide variety of skin conditions, such as eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, and allergic reactions. It is approved for use in adults and children as young as one year old.
Are There Side Effects?
- Itching and burning
- Dry skin