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Topically applied ACLOVATE® (alclometasone dipropionate) Cream and Ointment can be absorbed in sufficient amounts to produce systemic effects (see PRECAUTIONS).
ACLOVATE® (alclometasone dipropionate) Cream and Ointment are contraindicated in those patients with a history of hypersensitivity to any of the components in these preparations.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 5/23/2011
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