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Dermasone Ointment is a potent topical corticosteroid medication used for the treatment of severe inflammatory dermatoses. It is administered by the topical route in the form of an ointment. It is used for the relief of redness, itching, and swelling that can occur in conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, and other types of skin rashes.
The active ingredient in Dermasone is Clobetasol Propionate, which is effective in reducing swelling, itching, and redness that can occur in conditions like seborrheic dermatitis, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, and atopic skin allergy.
Use and Dosage
Clobetasol Propionate Ointment is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use.
To use Clobetasol Propionate Ointment, you should follow the instructions provided by your healthcare provider and the instructions on the label. Generally, you should wash your hands before and after applying the ointment. Then, apply a thin layer of the ointment to the affected area of skin and rub it in gently. You should not use more than directed or for a longer period than recommended by your healthcare provider.
Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying unless hands are the affected area. Avoid using this medication on the face, unless directed by your healthcare provider, as it can cause skin thinning. If you have any questions about how to use Clobetasol Propionate Ointment, you should talk to your healthcare provider or pharmacist.
Common Side Effects of Dermasone Ointment (Clobetasol Propionate):
- Itching, burning, or stinging sensation
- Skin discoloration/redness
- Skin dryness
- Skin irritation
- Skin rash
- Unusual hair growth
Serious Side Effects of Dermasone Ointment (Clobetasol Propionate):
- Severe skin irritation
- Skin sore or rash
- Unusual bleeding
- Weakened immune system (long-term use)
Forms and Strength
Dermasone Ointment (Clobetasol Propionate) is available in the following forms and strength:
Clobetasol Propionate: Ointment
- Dermasone should only be used as directed by a healthcare professional.
- It should not be applied to broken, infected, or irritated skin unless directed by a healthcare professional.
- Dermasone should not be used for long-term treatment without regular supervision by a healthcare professional, as it can cause side effects such as skin thinning or stretch marks.
- It should not be used by pregnant or breastfeeding women unless directed by a healthcare professional.
- Dermasone should not be used in children unless directed by a healthcare professional.
- It should not be used near the eyes, on the face, groin, or underarms without consulting a healthcare professional.
- Dermasone should not be used in patients with certain medical conditions such as tuberculosis, fungal, or bacterial infections, without consulting a healthcare professional. Always follow the directions of a healthcare professional and read the medication label carefully before using Dermasone Ointment.
- Dermasone should not be used by patients with known hypersensitivity or allergy to any of its components.
- It should be used with caution in patients with diabetes, as it can affect blood sugar levels.
- Dermasone should not be used on large areas of the body or for extended periods of time without regular medical supervision.
- It can cause skin irritation, rash, or acne-like eruptions, and should be discontinued if such reactions occur.
- Dermasone should not be used in patients with certain infections, including varicella, herpes simplex, or tuberculosis.
- It should not be used in patients with a history of liver disease, kidney disease, or heart failure, unless directed by a healthcare professional. This is not a comprehensive list, and other cautions may apply. Always consult a healthcare professional before using Dermasone Ointment.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
How long Dermasone Ointment be used?
The length of use may depend on the condition being treated and the severity of the symptoms. Follow the instructions provided by your physician or healthcare provider and do not use the ointment for longer than recommended.
Is Dermasone Ointment safe for Children?
Dermasone should not be used by any children or adolescents under 18 years old unless prescribed by a doctor.
Can Clobetasol Propionate Ointment be used on the face?
Clobetasol Propionate Ointment should not be used on the face unless directed by your healthcare provider. It is a very potent steroid and can cause thinning of the skin if used improperly.
Is it safe to use Clobetasol Propionate Ointment during pregnancy or while breastfeeding?
While there is limited information on the safety of this medication during these times, your healthcare provider can help you weigh the potential risks and benefits.
It's important to purchase Dermasone Ointment from verified Canadian pharmacy.