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is there a generic form of clobetasol propionate?

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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
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 39-year-old member asked:

What is clobetasol propionate gel for?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Antiinflamatory: Used for psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis, alopecia areata, and others. The gel is a very expensive form. The solution is far less expensive.
A 35-year-old member asked:

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

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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
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.
A 41-year-old member asked:

What is clobetasol propionate cream used for?

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Treat inflammation: Clobetasol is a steroid. Topical steroids are used to treat a variety of dermatologic inflammatory diseases, ranging from eczema, to contact allergies, and psoriasis.
A 19-year-old female asked:

How do you cure overuse of clobetasol propionate?

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Dr. Steven Hubert
Dermatology 28 years experience
Depends.: Some side effects from overuse are permanent.
A 48-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me what is clobetasol propionate cream is used for?

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Dr. Antonio Cruz
Dermatology 15 years experience
Careful: Clobetasol is an ultrapotent topical steroid with a long list of potential side effects. It is prescription only and should only be used as directed by the individual it was prescribed to.

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