Clobex Generic Name & Formulations
Clobetasol propionate 0.05%; lotion.
Lotion—2oz, 4oz; Shampoo—4oz; Spray—2oz, 4.25oz
Clobex Dosage and Administration
Apply thin layer twice daily (AM & PM); max 50 g/week and 2 consecutive weeks' treatment per course. Moderate-to-severe plaque-type psoriasis: may use on up to 10% BSA for up to 4 consecutive weeks.
≤18yrs: not recommended.
Do not use superpotent forms on face, groin, or axillae. Exclude viral disease (eg, chickenpox, measles).
Clobex Boxed Warnings
Treat infection if present; discontinue if infection persists or worsens. Avoid contact with eyes, or on diaper dermatitis or pre-existing skin atrophy. Do not use fluorinated steroids longer than 1 week on the face. Avoid abrupt cessation in chronic use. Systemic absorption increased by broken or inflamed skin, prolonged use, application to large surface area, or use of occlusive dressings. Occlude only if necessary; do not occlude higher potency products. Monitor adrenal function in children if a high potency product or occlusion is used, and in adults if more than 50g weekly of a high potency product is used. Increased risks of glaucoma, posterior subcapsular cataract. Discontinue or reduce dose or potency if HPA axis suppression, Cushing's syndrome, hyperglycemia, glucosuria, or irritation occurs. Use lowest effective dose and potency (esp. in children). Use caution if applying to face or body folds. Do not use continuously or for prophylaxis. Foams are flammable. Reevaluate periodically. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.
Clobex Adverse Reactions
Burning, stinging, pruritus, erythema, skin atrophy, striae, miliaria, secondary infections, hypopigmentation, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, acneiform eruptions, dermal cracking and fissuring, telangiectasia, contact dermatitis, other local effects, immunosuppression, masks infections, visual symptoms, HPA axis suppression (esp. in children).
Clobex Clinical Trials
Clobex Patient Counseling