Dermol (Clobetasol Propionate)
What is Dermol (Clobetasol Propionate) used for?
Dermol (Clobetasol Propionate) is a topical corticosteroid used to treat inflammatory skin conditions such as eczema or psoriasis. The medication operates by preventing the release of enzymes that cause the swelling and irritation associated with these conditions. Your physician may also recommend its use for other unlisted purposes.
How should I use Dermol (Clobetasol Propionate)?
Always follow your physician's instructions while using Dermol (Clobetasol Propionate) to get the safest and most effective results. It is normally administered to the affected area twice daily, but your particular instructions will depend on the condition being treated and the severity of your symptoms. Rinse the skin before each use to remove dirt or debris, apply a small amount of medication, and gently massage it into the skin allowing any excess cream to evaporate. Thoroughly wash your hands with soap and water to prevent the medication from contacting any areas not being treated or the mucous membranes as this may cause unexpected health problems. Ask your pharmacist or physician any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Dermol (Clobetasol Propionate)?
Some patients using Dermol (Clobetasol Propionate) have reported experiencing side effects such as:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention are unusual mood changes, blurry vision, unusual weight gain, muscle weakness, or insomnia. Contact your physician immediately if you experience any intense or worrying symptoms as these may require reduced application frequency or emergency medical attention in more serious cases.
Do not begin using Dermol (Clobetasol Propionate) if you have widespread psoriasis, acne, rosacea, rash surrounding the mouth, rash surrounding the genitals, fungal skin infections, bacterial skin infections, or viral skin infections. Also inform your physician if you have psoriasis as this condition may cause unexpected health complications during treatment requiring special adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Dermol (Clobetasol Propionate). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.