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In controlled clinical trials, the most frequent adverse reactions reported for TEMOVATE (clobetasol propionate cream and ointment) Cream were burning and stinging sensation in 1% of treated patients. Less frequent adverse reactions were itching, skin atrophy, and cracking and Assuring of the skin.
In controlled clinical trials, the most frequent adverse events reported for TEMOVATE (clobetasol propionate cream and ointment) Ointment were burning sensation,.irritation, and itching in 0.5% of treated patients. Less frequent adverse reactions were stinging, cracking, erythema, folliculitis, numbness of fingers, skin atrophy, and telangiectasia.
The following additional local adverse reactions have been reported with topical corticosteroids, and they may occur more frequently with the use of occlusive dressings and higher potency corticosteroids. These reactions are listed in an approximately decreasing order of occurrence: dryness, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentation, perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, secondary infection, irritation, striae, and miliaria.
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Last reviewed on RxList: 3/18/2008
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