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Clobetasol Propionate Drug Information

Available by prescription only, clobetasol propionate (Clobex®, Cormax®, Olux®, Temovate®) is a medicine licensed for the treatment of various skin conditions. It comes in a variety of forms, including a shampoo, gel, and foam, among others. By suppressing an overactive immune system and reducing inflammation, clobetasol propionate products can help treat several skin conditions, including:
 
The dose your healthcare provider recommends will depend on the particular product you are using and the type and severity of your skin condition being treated. When using clobetasol propionate, apply a thin layer of the medicine on the affected areas once or twice daily.
 
Although this topical steroid may help relieve itching and inflammation, not everyone can use this drug. Information on clobetasol propionate should be discussed with your healthcare provider before starting treatment to minimize risks. For example, you may not be able to use it if you have certain allergies, if you are taking certain medications, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
 
(For more information on this drug, click Clobetasol Propionate. This article provides details on how this medicine works, potential side effects, and general safety precautions to be aware of before beginning treatment.)
 

Clobetasol Propionate Drug Information

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