Dermol (Clobetasol Propionate)
What is Dermol (Clobetasol Propionate) used for?
Dermol (Clobetasol Propionate) is a topical corticosteroid prescribed to treat inflammatory skin conditions that have not responded to less active steroids. The medication operates by preventing inflammation of the skin to reduce the pain, irritation, and discomfort caused by inflammatory conditions. Commonly treated conditions include eczema or psoriasis. Your doctor may also recommend the use of this medication for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Dermol (Clobetasol Propionate)?
Dermol (Clobetasol Propionate) should be used strictly according to your doctor`s instructions to get the safest and most effective results from treatment. Most patients are directed to apply the medication to the affected area twice daily, but your individual regimen will be determined by your age, current health, the condition being treated, and the severity of your symptoms. To use the medicine thoroughly rinse and dry the area being treated, apply a small amount of cream, gently massage it into the skin, and leave the area uncovered allowing any excess cream to evaporate. Wash your hands thoroughly using soap and water after each administration to prevent the cream from contacting any areas not being treated or the mucous membranes. Ask your doctor any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Dermol (Clobetasol Propionate)?
Dermol (Clobetasol Propionate) may cause side effects in some patients such as:
Serious side effects possibly requiring immediate medical attention are unusual mood changes, insomnia, muscle fatigue, unusual swelling or weight gain, or blurry vision. Tell your doctor as soon as any unusual or worrying symptoms occur to make sure the necessary adjustments are made to your application frequency to prevent further complications from occurring.
Dermol (Clobetasol Propionate) should not be applied to skin that is broken or severely damaged. Do not use the medication if you have acne, viral skin infections, fungal skin infections, bacterial skin infections, rosacea, widespread plaque psoriasis, or irritation around the genitals or mouth. Also inform your doctor if you have any other chronic health conditions that may cause unexpected health problems requiring adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly use Dermol (Clobetasol Propionate) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Dermol (Clobetasol Propionate) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.