Clobederm Cream 10 g is primarily indicated in conditions like Chronic hyperkeratonic eczema, Chronic hyperkeratonic psoriasis, Contact dermatitis, Discoid lupus erythematosus, Keloid scarring, Lichen planus, Localized bullous disorders, Photosensitivity, Pretibial myxoedema, Recalcitrant eczemas, Vitiligo.
Clobederm Cream 10 g is contraindicated in conditions like Acne vulgaris, Rosacea,lmpetigo, Tinea corporis, Hypersensitivity,Napkin eruption, Perioral pruritus,Primary skin infections, Gravitational ulceration,Infestations.
The severe or irreversible adverse effects of Clobederm Cream 10 g, which give rise to further complications include Perioral rosacea, Psoriasis.Clobederm Cream 10 g produces potentially life-threatening effects which include Cushing’s syndrome, Diabetes, Hypertension, Adrenal suppression, which are responsible for the discontinuation of Clobederm Cream 10 g therapy. The symptomatic adverse reactions produced by Clobederm Cream 10 g are more or less tolerable and if they become severe, they can be treated symptomatically, these include Striae, Hypersensitivity reactions, Hypertrichosis, Pigmentation, Superficial blood vessels dilatation, Superficial blood vessels thinning, Dermal atrophy, Epidermal atrophy.
Clobetasol should be used with caution in patients with active tuberculosis infection of respiratory tract or in untreated fungal, bacterial or systemic viral infections. Corticosteroids should only be used systemically with great caution in the presence of congestive heart failure (CHF), recent myocardial infraction (MI), hypertension, diabetes mellitus, epilepsy, glaucoma, hypothyroidism, liver failure, osteoporosis, peptic ulceration or renal impairment. Children may be at increase risk of some adverse effects, corticosteroid causes growth retardation and prolonged use is rarely justified. Passive immunization is recommended to non-immune patients who do come in contact with chickenpox or measles. Live vaccine should not be given to patients receiving high dose systemic corticosteroid therapy nor for atleast 3 months afterwards, killed vaccine or toxoids may be given, although the response may be attenuated. During prolong treatment with corticosteroids, patients should be examined regularly, sodium intake may need to be reduced and calcium and potassium supplement may be necessary. Patient should carry cards given full details of their corticosteroid therapy. Avoid use during pregnancy. Use nasal steroids with caution until healing has occurred.