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clobetasol propionate ointment over the counter

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 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 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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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Neither is sun: senstitizing so yes you could if instructed to do so
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victoria Wang
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends on condition: Clobetasol is a strong topical cortisone. There are comparable creams, but it is important to know the condition that the cream is being used for and ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hratch Karamanoukian
30 years experience Phlebology
Stasis eczema: Best t o see a ven specialist as you are probably self treating for venous insufficiency with diosmin and clobetsaole for stasis venous eczema, aka st ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely not: Usually takes weeks to months use of steroids to cause skin atrophy. Use it sparingly.

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