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are there any over-the-counter medications similar to clobetasol propionate for excema?

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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 supervised and prescribed by your physician.
Answered on Jun 6, 2018
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