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Product Details
Generic Name: Clobetasol
Brand Name: Temovate
Temovate is a topical steroid that reduces chemical actions in the body, which cause swelling, redness and inflammation. It is used for curing the itching and inflammation caused by numerous skin situations like psoriasis, allergic reactions and eczema. Also known as Clobetasol, it is highly effective for contact dermatitis caused by exposure to poison ivy/oak. Temovate is in the US Class I of corticosteroids, making it one of the most potent available. It is available in mousse, shampoo, emollient cream and ointment presentations and has very high potency and typically shouldn’t be used with occlusive dressings. It is sold worldwide under a number of trade names such as Clob-x (Colombia), Clobex, Pentasol (Colombia), Cormax (US and Watson), Temovate (US), Cosvate (India), Olux, Dermovate (GlaxoSmithKline, Pakistan), Dermovate, Tenovate, Butavate, Dermatovate, Novate and Movate.
Doses of Temovate :
  • You can use Temovate as recommended by your doctor or as directed on the label; however not in smaller or larger amounts and not for longer than prescribed.
  • Topical steroid drug can be absorbed through skin that might cause steroid side effects throughout the body.
  • So wash your hands thoroughly after and before using Clobetasol, unless you are using this medicine for curing skin on hands.
  • Apply small amount to the affected area and rub gently into the skin; don’t cover treated skin areas with bandage unless you are told to.
  • Use the missed dose once you remember; don’t take additional dose to make up the missed one.
  • Get emergency medical help, in case of overdose; severe symptoms include easy bruising, thinning skin, increased acne or facial hair, changes in location or shape of body fat (particularly in neck, face, waist and back), impotence, loss of interest in sex or menstrual problems.
  • Store this medicine at room temperature away from heat and moisture.