Temovate (Clobetasol) is a topical potent steroid drug used to treat many skin conditions such as inflammation, allergic reactions, swelling, redness or itching. Temovate (Clobetasol) is usually available in a variety of forms including gels, ointment, and cream. Doctors recommend the use of the cream form as it is easy and has least possible side effects.
TEMOVATE (clobetasol ) is a super-high potent corticosteroid formulation which relieves the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses. Temovate cream’s active ingredient is clobetasol – 0.05%, which works by suppressing the activity of the immune system, therefore, reducing the intensity of the allergic reaction subsequently relieving the inflammation on the affected skin area.
Temovate cream usage.
Persons with conditions such as dermatitis, seborrhea, psoriasis, eczema and contact dermatitis may sometimes get allergic reactions. These symptoms may get severe causing discomfort. Such situations bring the need of using Temovate drugs. Clobetasol is still a highly potent topical steroid. However, people in need can still buy Temovate Cream online. It is readily available online, and patients can buy Temovate Cream online as it has the easiest method of application. Use of Temovate cream varies greatly on several factors including:
- Severity of the condition
- The place of application
- The symptoms diagnosed
- Type of the patient’s skin
- Possible adverse reactions
Temovate cream or gel should be applied to the affected area(s) of the skin and rubbed gently. Application of such potent and highly active corticosteroids should be done twice a day for a period not exceeding two weeks. TEMOVATE (clobetasol propionate cream) and gel 0.05% is available in 60-g (NDC 0173-0376-02), 45-g (NDC 0173-0376-01), 30-g (NDC 0173-0376-72), and 15-g (NDC 0173-0376-73) tubes. Users are advised to strictly store it at room temperature (Between 15° and 30°C or 59° and 86°F).
Overdose and complications
TEMOVATE (clobetasol propionate cream and ointment) Cream treatment should not exceed two consecutive weeks. If the drug does not prove results during this period, the application should be discontinued, and the patient should seek another diagnosis from a certified medical practitioner. Persons with known allergic reaction to this drug should not use this medication. Children below the age of 12years are advised not to use Temovate cream due to its potency. Geriatric patients should not use this drug as it can bring other autoimmune related complications. Doses beyond 50g per week have the capability to suppress the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis.
Possible drug side effects.
TEMOVATE Cream has fewer side effects significantly due to its nature of the application. However, some symptoms may arise upon the drug reaching the systemic circulation. Temovate (Clobetasol) use should stop as soon as side effects begin to appear. Doctors advise users to take precaution when using Clobetasol and report in case of any of the following symptoms manifest:
- Severely itchy skin especially after application
- Any autoimmune disorder such as redness, swelling or both
- Blurred vision and halo vision around bright light sources
- Weight gain and collection of fat around the users face.
- Weakness, fatigue and muscle pain
- Insomnia or altered sleep patterns
- Rashes on skin and irritation around the users’ mouth