10g Dermovate Ointment 0.05% (Clobetasol)
WHAT IS DERMOVATE OINTMENT?
Treating inflammation and itching due to certain skin conditions. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Dermovate Ointment gel is a topical adrenocortical steroid. It works by reducing skin inflammation (eg, redness, swelling, itching, irritation) in a way that is not clearly understood.
Dermovate Ointment cream (emollient) USP, 0.05% is indicated for the relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses in patients 12 years of age and older. Treatment should be limited to 2 consecutive weeks, and the total dosage should not exceed 50 grams per week.
Moderate to Severe Plaque-Type Psoriasis
Dermovate Ointment cream (emollient) USP, 0.05% is indicated for the topical treatment of moderate to severe plaque-type psoriasis. Treatment beyond 4 consecutive weeks is not recommended. Use in pediatric patients under 16 years of age is not recommended.
Limitations of Use
Dermovate Ointment cream (emollient) USP, 0.05% should not be used in the treatment of rosacea or perioral dermatitis, and should not be used on the face, groin, or axillae.
The total dosage should not exceed 50 grams per week.
Avoid use if skin atrophy is present at the treatment site.