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Doctor insights on: Benzoic Acid Ointment

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What do clobetasol propionate & salicylic acid ointment treat?

What do clobetasol propionate & salicylic acid ointment treat?

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. ...Read more

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Kindly tell me the substitute for clobetasol propionate and salicylic acid ointment?

Kindly tell me the substitute for clobetasol propionate and salicylic acid ointment?

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 on what part of the body. If your concern is cost, i would recommend you talk with your physician for an appropriate substitute. Hope all is well with you. ...Read more

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Hello doc, i am facing problem of itching in my upper thighs. can i used the ointment containg mixture of clobetasol-propionate-and-salicylic acid?

Hello doc, i am facing problem of itching in my upper thighs. can i used the ointment containg mixture of clobetasol-propionate-and-salicylic acid?

Yes, with caution: As long as there's no open skin, use the ointment for about a week and if no significant improvement, see your PCP or any available healthcare provider. ...Read more