Drug ID: 1d00000041
Drug Name: Alclometasone
Generic Names: Aclovate
Category: Antiinflammatory agent
Legal Status: Non Opioid Prescription only drug
Indication for Mother: Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Recommended Dose: Apply a thin film 2 or 3 times daily.
Recommended In: This medication is a topical corticosteroid, prescribed for corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses. It reduces the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation, redness, and swelling.
Directions For Use: It comes as cream and ointment to apply topically, as directed by your physician.
Storage: Store between 2° and 30°C.
Dosage Forms: Cream | Ointment
Side Effects: Local - Itching, burning, redness, dryness, irritation, and rash.
In Case of Overdose: No information available.
Avoid If: Caution should be exercised in patients with history of measles, chickenpox, shingles, skin infection, thinning of the skin, tuberculosis (TB), any allergy, who are taking other medications, children less than 1 year old, during breastfeeding.
For external use only; avoid contact with eyes.
Do not use on the face, underarms, or groin areas without your physician’s advice.
Drug Interaction: No information available.