You should always use the lowest potency corticosteroid that is effective for your skin condition for the shortest possible time. Clobetasol should also not be used to treat: Acne.
Is clobetasol safe to use on face?
Clobetasol is a type of medicine known as a topical corticosteroid (steroid). Corticosteroids are not the same as anabolic steroids. Do not put clobetasol on your face unless your doctor says it’s OK. It can make some skin problems on the face worse.
Why is clobetasol bad for face?
High doses or long-term use of clobetasol topical can lead to thinning skin, easy bruising, changes in body fat (especially in your face, neck, back, and waist), increased acne or facial hair, menstrual problems, impotence, or loss of interest in sex.
Can you use steroid cream on your face?
Never put hydrocortisone on your face unless your doctor says it’s OK and has given you a prescription for it. It can make some skin problems worse like impetigo, rosacea and acne.
What is the ointment clobetasol propionate used for?
CLOBETASOL (kloe BAY ta sol) is a corticosteroid. It is used on the skin to treat itching, redness, and swelling caused by some skin conditions.
Can clobetasol bleach skin?
It is used as first-line treatment for both acute and chronic GVHD of the skin. Clobetasol propionate is used cosmetically by dark-skinned women for skin whitening, although this use is controversial.
Can I use tacrolimus on my face?
In summary, tacrolimus 0.1% ointment may be a safe and effective treatment option for patients with psoriasis on the face, intertriginous areas, or both.
Does clobetasol help hyperpigmentation?
Patients were instructed to apply clobetasol propionate (0.05%) cream topically initially twice daily for 4 weeks followed by once daily for another 4 weeks. In all patients fading of pigmentation was observed after 2 weeks, and it was more discernible after 4-6 weeks.
Can clobetasol burn skin?
The most common side effects of clobetasol include: burning, irritation, and itching of the skin where you applied the drug.
Does clobetasol propionate cause hair growth?
Clobetasol can stimulate hair growth. Regrowth may be noticed as early as six weeks into treatment but may take up to 12 to 14 weeks to occur.
Are steroid creams good for acne?
Topical hydrocortisone is not an official acne medication. It doesn’t kill the bacteria that causes acne and it won’t prevent breakouts. However, it’ll usually lessen the inflammation of acne, and the swollen appearance that comes with it.
Can steroids help with acne?
Low-dose prednisone: This is a super-potent corticosteroid. Dermatologists prescribe it to treat a very serious type of severe acne called acne fulminans. It’s also used to treat pityrosporum folliculitis, an itchy, acne-like rash.
How do you get rid of acne from steroids?
The treatment for steroid acne, like that for ordinary acne (acne vulgaris), involves the use of various topical skin preparations and oral antibiotics. Steroid-induced fungal acne (malassezia folliculitis) is treated with topical antifungals, such as ketoconazole shampoo, or an oral antifungal, such as itraconazole.
How do you use clobetasol propionate and fusidic acid cream?
Wash your skin with a mild cleanser and pat it dry before applying Clobetasol + Clotrimazole + Fusidic Acid. Apply it as a thin layer onto clean, dry, unbroken skin affected by an infection. It may cause minor burning, stinging or irritation when applied. Inform your doctor if this does not go away.
Do you wash out clobetasol propionate?
If you are using clobetasol propionate shampoo, use it as you normally would use a shampoo but leave it on your scalp for 15 minutes before rinsing out. Avoid contact with the lips and eyes.