DERMOVATE OINTMENT SIZE 5 G.

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DERMOVATE OINTMENT SIZE 5 G.

Clobetasol 17-propionate 0.05% w/w

Therapeutic indications
Clobetasol is a very potent topical corticosteroid indicated for adults, elderly and children over 1 year for the short term treatment only of more resistant inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of steroid responsive dermatoses unresponsive to less potent corticosteroids.

These include the following:

• Psoriasis (excluding widespread plaque psoriasis)

• Recalcitrant dermatoses

• Lichen planus

• Discoid lupus erythematosus

• Other skin conditions which do not respond satisfactorily to less potent steroids.

Contraindications


The following conditions should not be treated with clobetasol:

• Untreated cutaneous infections

• Rosacea

• Acne vulgaris

• Pruritus without inflammation

• Perianal and genital pruritus

• Perioral dermatitis.

Clobetasol is contraindicated in dermatoses in children under one year of age, including dermatitis and nappy eruptions.

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