Clobetasol Propionate Ointment 0.05%

Clobetasol
  • Clobetasol Ointment, 0.05% is bioequivalent (similar) to Temovate® (clobetasol propionate) ointment and contains the active ingredient clobetasol propionate
  • It is indicated for the treatment of inflammation and itching caused by several skin conditions such as allergic reactions, eczema, and psoriasis in patients 12 years and older, and should not be used beyond 2 consecutive weeks

Next Steps

Print out our ASK YOUR DOCTOR form and bring it with you to your dermatology appointment.  During your visit, don’t forget to ask your doctor about the PruGen $0 Co-pay program, the best-value in dermatology.

Important Information

Indication
Clobetasol Propionate Ointment is a super-high potency corticosteroid formulation indicated for the relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.

Important Safety Information

  • Clobetasol Propionate Ointment, 0.05% is contraindicated in those patients with a history of hypersensitivity to any of the components of the preparation
  • Treatment beyond 2 consecutive weeks is not recommended, and the total dosage should not exceed 50 g/week because of the potential for the drug to suppress the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis.
  • Use in pediatric patients under 12 years of age is not recommended.
  • Clobetasol Propionate Ointment should not be used in the treatment of rosacea or perioral dermatitis, and should not be used on the face, groin, or axillae.
  • The most frequent adverse reactions reported for Clobetasol Propionate Ointment were burning sensation, irritation, and itching in 0.5% of treated patients.

For additional safety and other information, including Patient Information, please see Full Prescribing Information. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.