Temovate Cream (Clobetasol Propionate)

What is Temovate Cream?

Temovate cream belongs to a group of topical corticosteroids that works by lowering definite responses of the immune system. As a result of such an action, the patient gets reduced skin reactions, eliminated redness, itching and swelling, related to multiple skin problems. Additionally, Temovate cream can be engaged in other cases and for other health conditions that are not listed in the safety guide.


Recommendations for Use

Consult your healthcare provider before Temovate cream usage. Follow all the directions and recommendations prescribed to benefit from the treatment course and experience no side effects. The duration of Temovate application should not exceed two weeks.

To apply the medication put a small amount of the cream on the affected zone and rub it till it is completely distributed. Afterwards, wash your hands carefully if hands are not treated. Once you have missed a dose, apply it as soon as you can, but skip it in case the next scheduled one should be used soon. Never increase or double Temovate cream dose to avoid the medication misuse and overuse with related undesirable consequence.

Precautions and Contraindications

Striving to achieve positive Temovate effects and avoid its negative influences, one should inform the doctor about all the health problems and even minor complications, including:

• Pregnancy and breastfeeding. Avoid the medication usage if you do not want to harm the health of your nursing or unborn child;
• Measles, chickenpox, tuberculosis, shingles and others;
• Skin infections and other health disorders.

Do not even start Temovate treatment course if you are allergic to the components of the preparation or similar remedies. 50 g of Temovate cream is the maximal weekly dose. Never use more if you do not want to experience serious complications and side effects. Avoid the contact of the cream with eyes; wash them with a huge amount of water once if it happened. Take the treatment only for those conditions that are mentioned by the doctor. Temovate cream cannot be used for diaper rashes, irritations or other skin conditions without an approval of the healthcare provider.

As a powerful corticosteroid, Temovate can affect the process of growing in children and teenagers, so they will need constant growth tests and checks during the medication usage. Contact our physician once you have other questions, though never adjust and change the prescription without permission.

Drug Interactions

Temovate cream may interact with a range of prescription, non-prescription medications, dietary products, medical supplements, herbal remedies and other treatments. Nevertheless, there are no peculiar interactions approved and reported with Temovate cream so far. Tell your doctor about all the medications you are currently taking to avoid negative results of their interactions.

Side Effects

As any potent treatment, Temovate cream can cause minor side effects that will disappear after a few applications. Such reactions include stinging, irritation, redness, itching and others. Call your doctor when common side effects become bothersome and new complications appear.

Seek emergency medical assistance once you misused or overused Temovate cream and have got any of the severe side effects, such as allergic reactions, tightness in the chest, severe irritations, swelling, skin discoloration, burning, itching, etc. This is not a complete list of possible abnormalities, thus, consult a medical professional if any new symptoms appear.