Description & Use
Used to treat the itching, redness, dryness, crusting, scaling,
inflammation, and discomfort of various skin and scalp conditions
including eczema and psoriasis. Also dispensed to counter auto-immune
presentations, such as Alopecia areata (hair loss due to auto-immune
diseases) and Lichen planus (auto immune skin nodules).
propionate comes in ointment and emollient cream presentations.
It is a very high potency topical corticosteroid that should not
be used with occlusive dressings.
is recommended that treatment should be limited to 2 consecutive
weeks and therapy should be discontinued when adequate results
have been achieved. Clobetasol propionate is marketed and sold
worldwide under numerous names including Temovate (US), Tenovate,
Dermovate, Lobate, Dermatovate, Butavate and, Movate.