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