Clobex

What is Clobex?

Clobetasol propionate is a corticosteroid of the glucocorticoid class used to treat various skin disorders including eczema and psoriasis. It is also highly effective for contact dermatitis caused by exposure to poison ivy/oak. Clobetasol belongs to US Class I (Europe: class IV) of the corticosteroids, making it one of the most potent available. It comes in shampoo, mousse, ointment and emollient cream presentations. It has very high potency and typically should not be used with occlusive dressings, or for extended continuous use (beyond two weeks). It is also used to treat several auto-immune diseases including alopecia areata, vitiligo and lichen planus (auto immune skin nodules).

Clobetasol propionate is marketed and sold worldwide under numerous names including Clobex, Clob-x (Colombia), Clovate, Cormax (Watson, US), Pentasol (Colombia), Cosvate (India), Temovate (US), Dermovate (GlaxoSmithKline, Pakistan, Portugal, Israel), Olux, Tenovate, Dermatovate, Butavate, Movate, Novate, and Powercort.

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I have been taking Clobex spray for psoriasis. I took it everyday for 6 weeks initially. Then stopped but started again with instruction to...

doctor1 MD

Hello,

I understand your concern. Longtime use of Clobex spray is not known to be associated to an increased white blood cell count.
The biggest...

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Hi I m a heathy 38 year old female and for a year now I been losing my long curly hair half of my hair is gone.went to 3 dermatoligist and the last...

doctor1 MD

Hi first treat seborrhic dermatitis by using atarax 25mg at night.flucanazole 150 mg weekly once for 4 weeks and use of sebowash shampoo weekly...

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I have a sore in the crack of my buttox. Sore and red. Towards the top part. Been to 3 Dr. With very little help. Last one was a dertmoligist...

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Thank you for the query.

The medications prescribed by your doctor are reasonable and they will help you a lot to resolve your symptoms.As...

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