Clobetasol Dosage

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Dosage of Clobetasol in details

The dose of a drug and dosage of the drug are two different terminologies. Dose is defined as the quantity or amount of medicine given by the doctor or taken by the patient at a given period. Dosage is the regimen prescribed by the doctor about how many days and how many times per day the drug is to be taken in specified dose by the patient. The dose is expressed in mg for tablets or gm, micro gm sometimes, ml for syrups or drops for kids syrups. The dose is not fixed for a drug for all conditions, and it changes according to the condition or a disease. It also changes on the age of the patient.
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Clobetasol (Clobetasol scalp application) Application should be applied to the affected scalp areas twice daily, once in the morning and once at night.

Clobetasol (Clobetasol scalp application) Application is potent; therefore, treatment must be limited to 2 consecutive weeks and amounts greater than 50 mL/week should not be used.

Clobetasol (Clobetasol scalp application) Application is not to be used with occlusive dressings.

Geriatric Use: In studies where geriatric patients {65 years of age or older, see PRECAUTIONS) have been treated with Clobetasol (Clobetasol scalp application) Application, safety did not differ from that in younger patients; therefore, no dosage adjustment is recommended.

How supplied

Clobetasol (Clobetasol scalp application) Application, 0.05% is supplied in plastic squeeze bottles, 25 mL {NDC 0173-0432-00) and 50 mL (NDC 0173-0432-01). Store between 4° and 25°C (39° and 77°F). Do not use near an open flame.

Glaxo Wellcome Inc. Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. August 2000. FDA rev date: 4/2/2003

What other drugs will affect Clobetasol?

It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on topically applied Clobetasol topical. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.

Clobetasol interactions

Interactions are the effects that happen when the drug is taken along with the food or when taken with other medications. Suppose if you are taking a drug Clobetasol, it may have interactions with specific foods and specific medications. It will not interact with all foods and medications. The interactions vary from drug to drug. You need to be aware of interactions of the medicine you take. Most medications may interact with alcohol, tobacco, so be cautious.
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* If you are taking this product under your doctor’s direction, your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them.

* Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with your doctor or pharmacist first. If prescribed by your doctor, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription or nonprescription/herbal products you may use before using this product.

References

  1. DailyMed. "CLOBETASOL PROPIONATE: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailyme... (accessed September 17, 2018).
  2. FDA/SPL Indexing Data. "ADN79D536H: The UNique Ingredient Identifier (UNII) is an alphanumeric substance identifier from the joint FDA/USP Substance Registration System (SRS).". https://www.fda.gov/ForIndustry/Data... (accessed September 17, 2018).

Reviews

The results of a survey conducted on ndrugs.com for Clobetasol are given in detail below. The results of the survey conducted are based on the impressions and views of the website users and consumers taking Clobetasol. We implore you to kindly base your medical condition or therapeutic choices on the result or test conducted by a physician or licensed medical practitioners.

User reports

1 consumer reported frequency of use

How frequently do I need to take Clobetasol?
It was reported by ndrugs.com website users that Clobetasol should ideally be taken Once in a day as the most common frequency of the Clobetasol. You should you adhere strictly to the instructions and guidelines provided by your doctor on how frequently this Clobetasol should be taken. Get another patient's view on how frequent the capsule should be used by clicking here.
Users%
Once in a day1
100.0%


4 consumers reported doses

What doses of Clobetasol drug you have used?
The drug can be in various doses. Most anti-diabetic, anti-hypertensive drugs, pain killers, or antibiotics are in different low and high doses and prescribed by the doctors depending on the severity and demand of the condition suffered by the patient. In our reports, ndrugs.com website users used these doses of Clobetasol drug in following percentages. Very few drugs come in a fixed dose or a single dose. Common conditions, like fever, have almost the same doses, e.g., [acetaminophen, 500mg] of drug used by the patient, even though it is available in various doses.
Users%
11-50mg1
25.0%
51-100mg1
25.0%
1-5mg1
25.0%
101-200mg1
25.0%


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