Tenovate Cream (Clobetasol Propionate)
What is Tenovate Cream (Clobetasol Propionate) used for?
Tenovate Cream (Clobetasol Propionate) is a topical corticosteroid used to treat inflammatory skin conditions that have not responded to weaker steroid treatments. It operates by reducing swelling of the skin to prevent pain, irritation, and redness of the skin. This makes it useful for treating conditions such as psoriasis or eczema. Your doctor may also recommend its use for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Tenovate Cream (Clobetasol Propionate)?
Tenovate Cream (Clobetasol Propionate) should be used strictly according to your doctor`s instructions to get the safest and most effective results from treatment. The cream is typically administered twice daily, but your particular regimen will depend on your weight, current health, the condition being treated, and the severity of your symptoms. To apply the medicine rinse and dry the area to remove any dirt or loose skin, apply a small amount of cream, gently massage it into the skin, and leave the area uncovered so that any excess medication may evaporate. Thoroughly wash your hands with soap and water after each application to prevent the medicine from contacting any mucous membranes or areas not being to treated. Ask your doctor any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Tenovate Cream (Clobetasol Propionate)?
Some patients using Tenovate Cream (Clobetasol Propionate) have reported experiencing side effects such as:
Stop using the medicine and contact your doctor immediately if any serious side effects including unusual weight gain or swelling, blurry vision, unusual mood changes, insomnia, or muscle fatigue. These conditions may require lower doses, reduced application frequency, or emergency medical attention in serious cases to prevent more health problems from occurring.
Tenovate Cream (Clobetasol Propionate) should not be applied to skin that is broken or severely damaged. Do not begin using the medicine if you have a bacterial skin infection, viral skin infection, fungal skin infection, acne, widespread plaque psoriasis, rosacea, or irritation surrounding the mouth or genitals. Also disclose if you have other chronic health conditions that may cause unexpected health problems requiring adjustments to your treatment.
Strictly use Tenovate Cream (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.
Tenovate Cream (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.