Clobetasol Propionate Foam Information
By reducing inflammation and suppressing an overactive immune system, clobetasol propionate foam (Olux®) can help treat certain skin conditions. Specifically, this prescription medicine is designed to treat various conditions of the scalp and body, such as plaque psoriasis, scalp psoriasis, or seborrhea. It is approved for use in adults and children as young as 12 years old.
Although this steroid may help relieve itching and inflammation, not everyone can use this it. Safety information on clobetasol propionate foam should be discussed with your healthcare provider before starting treatment to minimize risks and to help ensure safe treatment. For example, you may not be able to use this drug if you have certain allergies, if you are taking certain medications, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Although most people tolerate this medication well, side effects are possible and can include a burning sensation and other skin reactions. In most cases, reactions to the drug tend to be mild and easy to treat.
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