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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
47 doctors shared insights

Temovate (Overview)

Temovate is a very high strength steroid which is a kind of topical steroid (skin-related medication).


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Do cures for dermatitis such as "temovate" cause cancer?

Do cures for dermatitis such as "temovate" cause cancer?

Not known now.: There are many side effects, like allergic reaction, swelling of mouth, redness, hirsuitism, weight gain, muscle weakness, etc. As it is a steroid. However, there does not seem to be any obvious link to cancer. And many people have minor or no effects. It may cause cushing's syndrome, and in diabetics, it can raise the glucose levels, requiring dose adjustment. If the side effects occur see dr. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Saurborn
47 doctors shared insights

Temovate (Overview)

Temovate is a very high strength steroid which is a kind of topical steroid (skin-related medication).


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My doctor prescribe me the steroid cream clobetasol propionate to use has a spot treatment for cystic acne on my face and neck is this safe to use ?

My doctor prescribe me the steroid cream clobetasol propionate to use has a spot treatment for cystic acne on my face and neck is this safe to use ?

Clobetasol Cream: No. Not only is clobetasol cream not an anti-acne cream, but it's way too strong to be used on the face, even when being used for the indicated conditions of eczema and psoriasis. Common topical medications used on the face are epiduo, or ziana, or acanya or retin a (tretinoin) which are all prescription. ...Read more

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Has anyone used the steroid, temovate, (clobetasol) for hair loss?

Has anyone used the steroid, temovate, (clobetasol) for hair loss?

Yes: Steroid, particularly strong corticosteroids, like temovate, (clobetasol) have been tried topically on bald spots to grow hair. However, the effectiveness is not as good as injection of corticosteroids. Dermatologists can help you. ...Read more

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Is clobetasol propionate cream effective for ringworm?

Is clobetasol propionate cream effective for ringworm?

No No No No No: Clobetasol is one of the strongest topical cortisones we have. It will suppress the body's normal inflammatory response to the fungus infection, make the skin look less red, but will also let the fungus grow better, so that when you stop the clobetasol, the fungus will be worse than before. ...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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Using temovate (clobetasol) 3xs a day for vulvar dermatitis. I know its absorbed into system can it raise sugar levels 10 points?

Using temovate (clobetasol) 3xs a day for vulvar dermatitis.  I know its absorbed into system can it raise sugar levels 10 points?

Yes: Temovate (clobetasol) is considered a "super-potent" topical steroid. It has been well documented that topical temovate (clobetasol) can increase both urine and blood sugar levels. Additionally, applications of temovate (clobetasol) to the vulva has been shown to cause adrenal suppression. Speak with you md, do not stop the cream abrubtly if needed, taper down your applications under md guidance. ...Read more