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Alclometasone Dipropionate Cream

Alclometasone Dipropionate Cream is a low to medium strength topical steroid. It is used to treat itching, inflammation, redness and swelling due to varieties of skin conditions like:

  • Dermatitis (allergic,atopic, contact, actinic and kiss-type)
  • Allergies
  • Rash
  • Eczema
  • Psoriasis
  • Skin Itch

Alclometasonemay also be used on sensitive skin sites like the face and skinfold in pediatricsand geriatric patients. This medication is a synthetic corticosteroid. Itinduces production of lipocortins which inhibits the enzyme phospholipase A2responsible for the synthesis of arachidonic acid. Without arachidonic acid,leukotriene can’t be produce.

How to use Alclometasone Dipropionate Cream?

Alclometasoneis for topical use only. Do not swallow the cream. This product comes withinstruction that you can read. Follow the instruction carefully. Before usingthe cream, see to it that you washed your hands thoroughly.  Apply only a thin layer of the cream on theaffected area two to three times a day. Rub the cream gently into the skin. Donot apply it over a large area of the skin nor cover it with a bandage. Do notuse this product longer than 14 days unless directed by your physician. Do notget this on your eyes, nose and mouth. If this happens, rinse them with cleanwater right away.

What are the side effects of Alclometasone?

Some ofthe side effects are:

  • Skin irritation. Itching,dryness
  • Thinning of the skin witheasy bruising
  • An increased redness
  • Scaling of the skin
  • Lack of healing of theskin condition
  • Allergic reaction
  • Red, painful blisters withpus on the skin
  • Swollen hair follicles

Seriousside effects are:

  • Weight gain
  • Stretch marks
  • Mood changes
  • Sleep problems
  • Muscle weakness
  • Unwanted hair growth
  • Trouble breathing

Some ofthe side effects disappear in a few days. In case of serious side effectsinform your doctor right away.

Important Information

  • Before using this product tell your doctor if you have any of these conditions:
    • Pregnant
    • Breastfeeding
    • Thinning of the skin
    • Large areas of damaged skin or burned
    • Active skin infection
  • Use Alclometasone with precaution in children. When applying in diaper area for rash, do not cover it with a tight-fitting diaper or plastic pants.
  • Do not use this in areas with sores or infections.
  • If your symptoms do not get better within two weeks inform your doctor right away.

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