Avoid contact w/ eyes. Avoid smoking whilst applying to the scalp; fire, flame & heat including use of hair dryer after application. Caution in patients w/ history of local hypersensitivity to other corticosteroids. Manifestations of hypercortisolism & reversible hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis suppression as a result of increased systemic absorption. Visual disturbance. Avoid long-term continuous topical corticosteroid therapy in infants & childn <12 yr, courses should be limited to a few days & reviewed wkly. Infection risk w/ occlusion. Caution in patients w/ psoriasis. Appropriate antimicrobial therapy should be used whenever treating inflammatory lesions which have become infected. Patients w/ renal/hepatic impairment (in case of systemic absorption). Pregnancy & lactation. Elderly.