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Clobevate (clobetasol propionate gel) is a super-high potency corticosteroid formulation indicated for the relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.
Treatment beyond 2 consecutive weeks is not recommended, and the total dosage should not exceed 50 g per week because of the potential for the drug to suppress the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis. Use in children under 12 years of age is not recommended.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Apply a thin layer of Clobevate (clobetasol propionate gel) to the affected areas twice daily and rub in gently and completely (see INDICATIONS AND USAGE).
Clobevate (clobetasol propionate gel) is a super-high potency topical corticosteroid; therefore, treatment should be limited to 2 consecutive weeks, and amounts greater than 50 g per week should not be used.
Clobevate (clobetasol propionate gel) should not be used with occlusive dressings.
Clobevate® (Clobetasol Propionate Gel) 0.05% is supplied in 45-g (NDC 0145-2790-04) tubes.
Store between 15° and 30°C (59° and 86°F). Clobevate (clobetasol propionate gel) should not be refrigerated.
Stiefel Laboratories, Inc. Coral Gables, FL 33134. Rev. 0804
Last reviewed on RxList: 5/5/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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