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clobetasol ointment over the counter

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Dr. Saeed Jaffer
23 years experience Dermatology
Topical Medications: Thank you for your question. Clobetasol is considered a Class 1 topical which is the highest strength available as a prescription. Topicals in the s ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nothing that strong: Clobetasol is a very potent topical steroid and can cause atrophy of the skin if overused, so it and medications of similar strength need to be superv ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See a dermatologist : Clobetasol or other steroid creams won't help, a specialist, a dermatologist, would help you better, good luck
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Corticosteroid: Topical I: Highest Potency used for steroid responsive dermatoses. Use under medical supervision. For example atopic dermatitis.
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A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Long
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Hemorrhoids : You could but it is a very potent steroid and it could be absorbed into your body more readily when put in the rectal area. Most of the steroids used ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Yes but you needmore: This is certainly a good steroid but your dermatologist will be able to suggest a variety of other options.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Duane Gels
36 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes, though strong: Try not to use for long periods; it is a strong potentcy steroid and ointments tend to accentuate strength.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Clobetasol: Because clobetasol is a class one steroid meaning the strongest it is used twice a day for two weeks. Then off the medication for one week and then yo ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Alopecia Areata????: Unless you are treating alopecia areata, clobetasol in any form will not promote hair growth.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Steroid and acid: Clobetasol is a high potency steroid for certain rashes and psoriasis. Salicylic Acid is used to take off dead skin also used for dry skin disorders.
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