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Medicine For Clobetasol Allergy
Clobetasol allergy: Clobetasol is a topical corticosteroid. Allergic reactions occur when your body produces antibodies to substance that are harmless to most. Reactions may be mild to severe. http://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-4403-451/clobetasol-topical/clobetasol-lotion-topical/details ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Can I use Clobetasol ointment on my face? I've been told I have eczema or chronic spontaneous urticaria. No allergies, just happens for no reason
NO NO NO: See a dermatologist. Eczema and urticaria are completely different. You left out any clues to the true diagnosis. Neither eczema nor chronic urticaria are allergies. The treatments are completely different. Do not use clobetasol on your face. It may cause perioral dermatitis. You will be sorry if it does. It is rarely associated with cataracts and glaucoma if used on the face. ...Read more
What are the common reactions to clobetasol proprionate that determines an allergic reaction or side effect to the drug?
Possible on initial: Possible on initial application of cream to the skin. ...Read more
I have the following medicines:triamcinolone 0.1 % cream, clobetasol 0.05 % ointment, and tacrolimus 0.1 % ointment. Which can I apply to my nipples?
Depends: If the problem is an itchy rash , then a low-potency cortisone such as Hydrocortisone may be helpful. Triamciolone may also be tried as long as you don't use it for more than a week. Clobetasol is likely too strong. Tacrolimus can be used as maintenance - more to prevent recurrence than as a treatment. Consider seeing a dermatologist to find out what may be causing the problem. ...Read more
Diagnosed with Lichen sclerosis what medicine can I use to get rid of it. Using clobetasol propionate not helping for 3 wks?
Persistence: You are on the right medication. You should continue to use the clobetasol (2 or 3 times daily) - if your symptoms do not improve with 4 to 6 weeks of treatment with that medication, then return to your doctor for re-evaluation. Lichen Sclerosis can progress to a squamous cell cancer. ...Read more
Not very helpful: Topical steroids are not very effective for hives due to the mechanism involved. Hives move around, so you will just end up chasing them with the cream. If steroid meds are needed, an oral one will go best. Mainstay for hives is antihistamines like benedryl or zyrtec (cetirizine). ...Read more
Yes: Yes, it is safe.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have lichens s. Clobetasol p. Helps, but i get horrible headache every time i use. I use tiny amount 1-2 x wk. What can I do?
Switch Steroids: I am assuming you have lichen sclerosus. It is very unusual to get a headache using it so sparingly. Try switching to a different topical steroid like halobetasol to see if the headache disappears. Best to discuss with your dermatologist or ob/gyn. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've seen a dermatologist already. He's not sure what it is. Clobetasol is what he gave me which makes them go away but come back in a week?
I applied a small amount of clobetasol lotion(without being prescribed to) on my neck since my friend&i seem to have the same condition. What to do?
Yes: The noted side effects are with prolonged andextensive use ...Read more
What's your pref. Treatment 4 body/vulvar lichensclerosis? Clobetasol, protopic, or something else?
Clobetasol: Treating lichen sclerosis generally requires a highly potent steroid like clobetasol. This is an especially good choice when lichen sclerosis is located on the vulva as clobetasol will not cause any long term skin changes to this fragile tissue area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer