Isovate topical cream (Clobetasol)

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Isovate (Clobetasol) 0.5 MG/ML Topical Cream

Drug Information

Brand name Or ID ISOVATE 762827
 Full generic name Clobetasol 0.5 MG/ML Topical Cream
Drug display name ISOVATE (Topical)
 Dose form Topical Cream
Drug concentration 0.5 mg/ml
Route of administration Topical
Pregnancy category  
Alternatives Cormax, Dermovate Embeline, Embeline E,
Temovate

Drug indication:

Isovate (clobetasol) is indicated for the treatment of various skin conditions as following:

  • eczema.
  • psoriasis.
  • dermatitis.
  • allergies.
  • rash. 

Clobetasol decreases inflammation, swelling, itching sensation, and redness that can occur in these types of skin conditions. 

clobetasol is (super-high-potency) very strong corticosteroid.

Drug indication:

Isovate (clobetasol) is indicated for the treatment of various skin conditions as following:

  • eczema.
  • psoriasis.
  • dermatitis.
  • allergies.
  • rash. 

Clobetasol decreases inflammation, swelling, itching sensation, and redness that can occur in these types of skin conditions. 

Isovate (clobetasol) is (super-high-potency) very strong corticosteroid.


Drug Dosage

Isovate used twice daily for not mor than 2 weeks or 50 grams per week of usage.

You can use so more if prescribed by your physician if your condition persists or worsens after 2 weeks.

Use Isovate on the skin only and don’t use it on:

  1. face.
  2. genitals.
  3. underarms area.

use in those areas if instructed to do this by your doctor

Clean your hands by washing and dry before using Isovate. 

The affected area must be cleaned and dried prior to the application. 

Apply a thin layer of Isovate to the affected skin area and gently massage.

When using Isovate near your eyes, avoid getting it in your eyes because this may worsen or cause glaucoma.

Similarly, avoid getting Isovate in your nose or mouth. 

Furthermore, if you get Isovate in these areas(eyes, nose, mouth) you must rinse it with plenty of water.

After application precautions :

on the area after application unless instructed to do so by your physician don’t use:

  • bandage
  • cover
  • wrap

clean your hands after application unless you are using Isovate to treat the hands.

Caution don’t use tight-fitting diapers or plastic pants after applied in

  • Diaper area
  • An infant

Drug Side effect

In your first time of using isovate in your skin, the following side effects may occur: 

  • Burning.
  • Stinging.
  • Itching sensation.
  • Dryness.
  • Redness. 

All of these side effects should disappear in a few days because your body adjusts to Isovate. 

If any of these effects persist or worsen, inform your physician or pharmacist immediately.

Inform your physician right away if you have any severe side effects, including: 

  • stretch marks.
  • skin thinning and skin discoloration.
  • acne.
  • excessive or undesired hair growth, “hair bumps” (folliculitis).

Skin infections may worsen during Isovate usage.

Tell your physician immediately if redness, swelling, or irritation does not improve.

Rarely, Isovate may be absorbed from the skin into the blood circulation.

The absorption of Isovate in the bloodstream may lead to side effects of too much corticosteroid.

These side effects are more likely in:
  1. children
  2. patients who use Isovate for a long time or over large areas of the skin.

contact your physician immediately if any of the following side effects occur: 

  • Unusual or extreme tiredness.
  • Weight loss.
  • Headache.
  • Swelling ankles or feet.
  • Increased thirst or urination.
  • Vision problems.

More information

A severe allergic reaction to Isovate is rare. Though get your physician help immediately if you see any symptoms of a severe allergic reaction, including:

  • Rash.
  • Itching or swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat)
  • Severe dizziness.
  • Trouble breathing.

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