What is Clobetasone topical?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Eumovate

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Clobetasone is a topical corticosteriod used for short-term relief of inflammation of moderate-to-severe corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses, such as eczema or psoriasis. It is not currently available in the US.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Eczema 3 2
Dyshidrotic eczema 2 2
Atopic dermatitis 1 1
Discoid eczema 1 1
Psoriasis 1 1
Psoriasis on face 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Clobetasone topical

Side effect Patients
Skin thinning 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Clobetasone topical

Dosage Patients
0.05% as needed 1
60mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Clobetasone topical

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Clobetasone topical

Duration

Currently taking Clobetasone topical

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Clobetasone topical

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 2
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2 patient evaluations for Clobetasone topical

Oct 30, 2013 (Started Oct 16, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for discoid eczema)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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Dec 4, 2012 (Started Nov 20, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for dyshidrotic eczema)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.1 g Daily
Advice & Tips: I was amazed at the efficacy of this treatment but being a steroid cream I was eager to cease using it as soon as possible
Cost: < $25 monthly

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