Hypersensitivity to the preparation, rosacea, acne vulgaris, peri-oral dermatitis, primary cutaneous viral infections (e.g. herpes simplex, chicken pox). The use of Cloderm is not indicated in the treatment of primarily infected skin lesions caused by infection with fungi (e.g. candidiasis, tinea), or bacteria (e.g. impetigo), peri-anal and genital pruritus. Not recommended for infants under 1 year of age.