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Dr. Randy Baker
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Clobetasol (Definition)

Clobetasol is a very potent topical corticosteroid that is used to treat a variety of skin conditions. It is many times more potent than hydrocortisone. Therefore, it is not ...Read more


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Using diprosone (betamethasone dipropionate) cream -- any side effects?

Using diprosone (betamethasone dipropionate) cream -- any side effects?

YES: Diprosone (betamethasone dipropionate) is a topical steroid and can lead to chronic and sometimes permanent side effects on the skin like thinning, scarring and increasing or decreasing pigmentation (hyper pigmentation and hypopigmentation). These side effects can be avoided by using the cream sparingly and with frequent breaks. ...Read more

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Fluticasone propionate side effects include what?

Fluticasone propionate side effects include what?

Has potential: This is a corticosteroid which although given topically may be absorbed to varying extents and systemic side-effects of steroids are numerous, including adrenal insufficiency when stopped, diabetes, immunosuppression, osteoporosis, and others, but these are infrequent complications of this therapy. ...Read more

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Side effect of eczema medication flucoinolone?

Side effect of eczema medication flucoinolone?

Improved eczema: Flucoinolone is a potent topical steroid that can improve allergic skin issues like eczema. Typically the more potent ones should not be used on children, on the face, in the armpits or groin as that skin is thinner and some steroids if used there chronically can cause stretch marks. Often the topical steroids really help but the eczema can recur once stopped. They are wonderful in a flare! ...Read more

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What is the side effects of face cream dat contains steroids?

What is the side effects of face cream dat contains steroids?

Steroid Creams: Side effects of steroid creams include: skin thinning (atrophy) and stretch marks (striae). Easy bruising and tearing of the skin. Perioral dermatitis (rash around the mouth). Enlarged blood vessels (telangiectasia). Susceptibility to skin infections. Disguising infection e.g. Tinea incognito. Allergy to the steroid cream. ...Read more

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Acne cream differin--what r the side effects?

Acne cream differin--what r the side effects?

ACNE RX SIDE EFFECTS: Retin a (tretinoin) causes irritation and photosensitivity.Benzoyl peroxide dries the skin.Oral antibiotics has GI problems, headache, dizziness, skin and tooth discolorations. ...Read more

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Elocon cream side effect and duration of benefit?

Elocon cream side effect and duration of benefit?

Let me try to help: Burning, itching, or stinging may occur when you apply this medication, but usually only lasts a short time. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly. This medication is used to treat skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, allergies, and rash. Mometasone decreases swelling (inflammation), itching, and redness. ...Read more

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Does using one tube of clobetasol propionate ointment cause any side effect?Wil it cause pcos

Does using one tube of clobetasol propionate ointment cause any side effect?Wil it cause pcos

Side effects: Are uncommon but not impossible. It absolutely 100% does not cause pcos, they're unrelated. ...Read more

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Side effect of azmacort (triamcinolone)?

Side effect of azmacort (triamcinolone)?

Azmacort (triamcinolone).: Hoarseness, dry mouth and throat, wheezing, cough, oral candidiasis, and facial edema. These side effects are uncommon but rinse your mouth out after using the product. ...Read more

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What can be some side effects of mometasone furoate ointment?

What can be some side effects of mometasone furoate ointment?

2nd strongest: Mometasone is in 2nd strongest class out of 7 levels of topical steroids. Use sparingly and for shortest time possible. Can cause thinning of your skin, sometimes redness and irritation [sensitized skin]. Kids may absorb more so be very careful if used chronically [can effect their whole body]/. ...Read more

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What are hydrocortisone cream side effects?

What are hydrocortisone cream side effects?

Side effects: A High potency steroid cream used for long periods of time can cause skin atrophy, hypopgimentaion of skin and hypothalamic-pituitary suppression ...Read more

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My gp prescribed 1 spray (27.5 mg of fluticasone furoate) in each nostril twice daily . Will this cause more side effects? Is the dose normal? Thanks

My gp prescribed 1 spray (27.5 mg of fluticasone furoate) in each nostril twice daily . Will this cause more side effects? Is the dose normal? Thanks

Veramyst: While the usual dose for Fluticasone Furoate (veramyst) is 1-2 sprays each nostril once a day for adults, it is not unusual to adjust the dose for a particular person's needs. Higher doses may help initially, then many docs will step down to the lowest effective dose. In general nasal steroid sprays are pretty safe and significant side effects would not be seen at twice a day. ...Read more

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Any bad side effects to azmacort (triamcinolone)?

Any bad side effects to azmacort (triamcinolone)?

Mild side effects: When used properly and in recommended dosages the side effects of Azmacort (triamcinolone) are minimal. Compared to placebo, there is a higher occurrence of sore throat. This can best be avoided by rinsing the mouth and throat after use. Oral candidiasis (yeast infection in mouth) can occur if you do not rinse mouth after each use. These side effects are mild and easily controlled. ...Read more

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Side effects of using zyrtec (cetirizine) for hives?

Side effects of using zyrtec (cetirizine) for hives?

Read PI: All medications that are available have included a package insert that describes what the medication is and its side effects. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of bacitracin 800 mg tablets?

What are the side effects of bacitracin 800 mg tablets?

Wrong drug?: Bacitracin is a topical antibiotic, usually a cream, ointment or gel. It is not formulated as a tablet. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of mometasone furoate?

What are the side effects of mometasone furoate?

Potent skin steroid: That is a very potent topical steroid used for various dermatologic disorders. It should not be used on face, for extended use will cause skin atrophy. This should be prescribed by a dermatologist for the appropriate problems. ...Read more

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Is use of isotritinoin for acne has side effects?

Is use of isotritinoin for acne has side effects?

Isotretinoin: This is a useful medicine, but has a long list of potential side effects including back pain, headaches and birth defects if a person becomes pregnant while taking the medication (ok to become pregnant off the medicine). This medication needs to be closely monitored by a physician with monthly lab tests. Works great for a lot of patients and can take away severe acne for years! ...Read more

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I am currently taking clobetasol propionate on scalp and having side effects. What other prescriptions could I use for dandruff?

I am currently taking clobetasol propionate on scalp and having side effects.  What other prescriptions could I use for dandruff?

Talk to your PCP.: There are other corticosteroid lotions available that you can try including fluocinolone and triamcinolone. You can also use Selenium Sulfide shampoo or ketoconazole shampoo. Reference from the Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapuetics, 2013. ...Read more

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I am using dermovat cream clobetasol propionate for a small part of my chest skin where I am treating a keloid for 2 months, any steroid side effects?

I am using dermovat cream clobetasol propionate for a small part of my chest skin where I am treating a keloid for 2 months, any steroid side effects?

Caution!: That is a very potent steroid cream, usually not prescribed for continuous use.It can cause your skin to thin, blood vessels to change, loss of normal elasticity, worsening of skin infections, and rarely can cause systemic symptoms.This is less likely with use on just a "small" part of skin, but small is a relative term! it usually does not shrink keloids. Better would be steroid injected directly. ...Read more

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Should different topical ointments be ever mixed? Can you tell me what side effects/if any could happen if you mix ammonium lactate cream, ketoconazal shampoo, betamethasone ointment, clobetasol propionate ointment?

Should different topical ointments be ever mixed? Can you tell me what side effects/if any could happen if you mix ammonium lactate cream, ketoconazal shampoo, betamethasone ointment, clobetasol propionate ointment?

The : The Betamethasone and the clobetasol are both steroids, therefore it is probably not a good idea to mix these together since steroids can cause thinning of the skin when used in high amounts or over prolonged periods of time. As far as the the other two ointments, there is no interaction as far as i can tell from my research; however you should consult the prescribing doctor or your local pharmacist to be sure. Take care. ...Read more

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Can you use clobetasol propionate ointment USP 0.05% , for mor than 2 weeks?

Clobetasol: Because clobetasol is a class one steroid meaning the strongest it is used twice a day for two weeks. Then off the medication for one week and then you can use the topical medication again for two weeks. . ...Read more

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I was prescribed clobetasol propionate USP 0.05% a while ago, now im out. do i really need another prescription? skin around my nose dries out

I was prescribed clobetasol propionate USP 0.05% a while ago, now im out. do i really need another prescription? skin around my nose dries out

See a dermatologist: Do NOT use clobetasol on your face. If your problem is "dry skin" you can use vaseline or Aquaphor or any moisturizer. Clobetasol causes problems on the face, especially with prolonged use. ...Read more

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Does using one tube of clobetasol propionate ointment cause any side effect?Wil it cause pcos

Side effects: Are uncommon but not impossible. It absolutely 100% does not cause pcos, they're unrelated. ...Read more

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Should I use clobetasol propionate cream 0.05% for my new tattoo?

Should I use clobetasol propionate cream 0.05% for my new tattoo?

Common sense: Remember what the artist said about care, infection, etc. Let's keep this simple. ...Read more

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How do you cure overuse of clobetasol propionate?

How do you cure overuse of clobetasol propionate?

Start using weaker c: You should see your dermatologist who can slowly give you weaker strains of other cortisone creams. Overuse of strong ones can give you stretch marks and eventually they may stop working anyway. ...Read more

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Is clobetasol propionate ointment good for psoriasis?

Is clobetasol propionate ointment good for psoriasis?

Yes but you needmore: This is certainly a good steroid but your dermatologist will be able to suggest a variety of other options. ...Read more

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Clobetasol propionate ointment is good for bug bites?

Yes, though strong: Try not to use for long periods; it is a strong potentcy steroid and ointments tend to accentuate strength. ...Read more

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

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. ...Read more

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Can you use clobetasol propionate on phimosis?

Yes, ...: Yes, you may try it 1-2 times lightly for 1-2 months, but preferably under professional supervision. But, go to see Doc timely in case some unforeseen events occur. This topical agent is just like Betamethasone cream. Best wish ... ...Read more

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How to use clobetasol propionate cream for vitiligo?

How to use clobetasol propionate cream for vitiligo?

Won't work: The cream you mention is a steroid cream meant for inflammatory, itching skin eruptions, and not for vitiligo. ...Read more

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Will clobetasol propionate help with feminine itching?

Will clobetasol propionate help with feminine itching?

Yes it could if you: Use for short period of time, but not long period. Clobetasol propionate is a highly potent topical corticosteroid that has been shown to suppress the hpa axis at doses as low as 2 g per day. ...Read more

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Can clobetasol propionate cream be used to treat hemrroids?

Can clobetasol propionate cream be used to treat hemrroids?

Hemmorhoids: I have not heard of that cream being used we use other topical steroids it is a very common problem, not to worry. Can be related to either constipation or diarrhea. Hemorrhoids should be evaluated by a colo-rectal or general surgeon you will require dietary, bathroom habit modifications and sometimes office based procedures if medical management is ineffective such as sitz baths, creams. ...Read more

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Can you use clobetasol propionate cream on sand flea bites?

Can you use clobetasol propionate cream on sand flea bites?

Yes, unless infected: Clobetasol will help decrease the local inflammation associated with most insect bites. If a person has scratched the bites and caused them to become infected, however, an antibiotic cream might be needed in addition or instead. ...Read more

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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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Temovate (Definition)

Temovate is a very high strength steroid which is a kind of ...Read more