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IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.
CLOBETASOL SPRAY - TOPICAL
COMMON BRAND NAME(S): Clobex
USES: Clobetasol is used in adults to treat moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. Clobetasol reduces the swelling, itching and redness that can occur with this condition. This medication is a very strong (super-high-potency) corticosteroid.
This medication is not recommended for use in children younger than 18 years of age due to an increased risk of side effects. Ask the doctor or pharmacist for details.
HOW TO USE: Read the Patient Information Leaflet provided by your pharmacist before you start using clobetasol spray and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions regarding the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Use this medication on the skin only. Do not use it on the face, groin or underarms unless directed to do so by your doctor.
Wash and dry your hands before applying. Clean and dry the affected area. Apply a thin film of the medication to the affected area and gently rub in, usually 2 times daily or as directed by your doctor. Do not bandage, wrap or cover the area unless directed to do so by your doctor.
After applying the medication, wash your hands unless you are using this medication to treat the hands. If applying this medication near the eyes, avoid getting it in the eyes because this may worsen or cause glaucoma. Also, avoid getting the medication in your nose or mouth. If you get the medication in your eyes, nose, or mouth, rinse with plenty of water.
Use this medication exactly as prescribed. Do not increase your dose, use it more frequently, or use it for longer than 2 weeks in a row. Do not apply more than one 50-gram bottle in a given week unless directed by your doctor. Doing so could increase your risk of side effects.
Inform your doctor if your condition persists or worsens after 2 weeks.
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