Glevate

Glevate

clobetasol

Manufacturer:

Glenmark

Distributor:

Metro Drug
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Clobetasol propionate
Indications/Uses
Short-term treatment of dermatoses eg, psoriasis (excluding widespread plaque psoriasis), recalcitrant eczema, lichen planus, discoid lupus erythematosus & other skin conditions which do not respond to less active corticosteroids.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Apply sparingly to affected area once-bid. Max dose & duration: 50 g/wk for 2 wk.
Contraindications
Rosacea, acne, perioral dermatitis, primary cutaneous viral (herpes simplex, chickenpox), fungal (candidiasis, tinea) & bacterial infections. Childn <12 yr. Pregnancy.
Special Precautions
Systemic absorption results in reversible hypothalamic pituitary adrenal (HPA) axis suppression, manifestations of Cushing's syndrome, hyperglycemia & glucosuria. Avoid contact w/ the eyes. Do not cover treated skin area.
Adverse Reactions
Localized burning & stinging sensation. Itching, skin atrophy, cracking & fissuring of the skin. Folliculitis, hypertrichosis, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentation, allergic contact & perioral dermatitis, maceration of the skin, secondary infection, striae & miliaria.
ATC Classification
D07AD01 - clobetasol ; Belongs to the class of very potent (group IV) corticosteroids. Used in the treatment of dermatological diseases.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Glevate cream 0.05 % w/w
Packing/Price
15 g x 1's (P410/tube);5 g x 1's (P190/tube)
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