A 36-year-old male asked:
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Please describe the medication: clobetasol?

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Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Steroid: Clobetasol propionate is a corticosteroid used to treat various skin disorders including eczema and psoriasis. It reduces the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation, redness, and swelling.
Answered on Sep 14, 2019

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Corticosteroid: Topical I: Highest Potency used for steroid responsive dermatoses. Use under medical supervision. For example atopic dermatitis.
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