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Clobex Lotion Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is clobetasol topical (Clobex Lotion)?
- What are the possible side effects of clobetasol topical?
- What is the most important information I should know about clobetasol topical?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using clobetasol topical?
- How should I use clobetasol topical?
- What happens if I miss a dose?
- What happens if I overdose?
- What should I avoid while using clobetasol topical?
- What other drugs will affect clobetasol topical?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose?
Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
An overdose of clobetasol is not expected to produce life-threatening symptoms. However, long-term use of high steroid doses can lead to symptoms such as thinning skin, easy bruising, changes in the shape or location of body fat (especially in your face, neck, back, and waist), increased acne or facial hair, menstrual problems, impotence, or loss of interest in sex.
What should I avoid while using clobetasol topical?
Clobetasol topical should not be used to treat any skin condition your doctor has not prescribed it for.
Avoid using clobetasol topical to treat skin on your face, underarms, or groin area without your doctor's advice.
Avoid getting this medication in your eyes. If contact does occur, rinse with water. Do not use clobetasol topical on broken or infected skin. Also avoid using this medication in open wounds.
What other drugs will affect clobetasol topical?
It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on topically applied clobetasol topical. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about clobetasol topical.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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