This medication is used to treat a variety of skin conditions (e.g., eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, allergies, rash).
Burning, stinging, itching, dryness, or redness at the application site may occur when first applied to the skin. This should disappear in a few days as your body adjusts to the medication. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
Before using clobetasol, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other corticosteroids (e.g., hydrocortisone, prednisone); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
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.
Use this medication only for the condition prescribed. Do not use it for longer than 2 weeks in a row or use more than 50 grams per week unless directed to do so by your doctor.
Do not use if there is an infection or sore present in the area to be treated.