Alclometasone Dipropionate OINTMENT
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Brand Name: Alclometasone Dipropionate
Generic Name: ALCLOMETASONE DIPROPIONATE
Drug Type: HUMAN PRESCRIPTION DRUG
Dosage Form: OINTMENT
Data Current As Of: 2018-12-24
indications & usage
Alclometasone dipropionate cream USP and alclometasone dipropionate ointment USP are low to medium potency corticosteroids indicated for the relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses. Alclometasone dipropionate cream USP and alclometasone dipropionate ointment USP may be used in pediatric patients 1 year of age or older, although the safety and efficacy of drug use for longer than 3 weeks have not been established (see PRECAUTIONS: Pediatric Use). Since the safety and efficacy of alclometasone dipropionate cream USP and alclometasone dipropionate ointment USP have not been established in pediatric patients below 1 year of age, their use in this age-group is not recommended.
Alclometasone dipropionate cream and ointment are contraindicated in those patients with a history of hypersensitivity to any of the components in these preparations.
The following local adverse reactions have been reported with alclometasone dipropionate cream in approximately 2% of patients: itching and burning, erythema, dryness, irritation, and papular rashes.
The following local adverse reactions have been reported with alclometasone dipropionate ointment in approximately 1% of patients: itching, burning, and erythema. The following additional local adverse reactions have been reported infrequently with topical corticosteroids, but may occur more frequently with the use of occlusive dressings. These reactions are listed in approximate decreasing order of occurrence: folliculitis, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentation, perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, secondary infection, skin atrophy, striae, and miliaria.
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Village Kishanpura, Baddi Nalagarh Road
District: Solan, Himachal Pradesh - 174101, India
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA
Mahwah, NJ 07430
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Alclometasone Dipropionate Ointment USP, 0.05%
For dermatologic use only – Not for ophthalmic use
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