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temovate clobetasol propionate

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
42 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: The name you are mentioning is the generic name of this medication. The brand names are temovate, (clobetasol) olux, clobex et al.

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hubert
28 years experience Dermatology
Depends.: Some side effects from overuse are permanent.
Dr. Vicki Levine
41 years experience Dermatology
Start using weaker c: You should see your dermatologist who can slowly give you weaker strains of other cortisone creams. Overuse of strong ones can give you stretch marks ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Psoriasis: Yes, this is a common first line approach to suppress the immune dysfunction that represents psoriasis.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Antiinflamatory: Used for psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis, alopecia areata, and others. The gel is a very expensive form. The solution is far less expensive.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Treat inflammation: Clobetasol is a steroid. Topical steroids are used to treat a variety of dermatologic inflammatory diseases, ranging from eczema, to contact allergies ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No will make worse: Jock itch is a fungal infection needing to be treated by antifungal medication. Clobetasol is a steroid. It suppresses the immune system so it will m ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Duane Gels
37 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 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
Steroid cream: Clobetasol is a very potent cream that can cause bad side effects even in adults. Please do not use it on an infant or young child. Hydrocortisone is ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Clobex: Itching, dryness, dizziness, osteoporosis, numbness, glaucoma.

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