ALCLOMETASONE DIPROPIONATE (Alclometasone Dipropionate) Nursing Considerations

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What is the Generic Name

ALCLOMETASONE DIPROPIONATE

What is the Trade Name for ALCLOMETASONE DIPROPIONATE

Alclometasone Dipropionate

What is the Indication for ALCLOMETASONE DIPROPIONATE

  • INDICATIONS AND USAGE Alclometasone Dipropionate Ointment USP, 0.05% is a low to medium potency corticosteroid indicated for the relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses. Alclometasone dipropionate ointment 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 ointment has not been established in pediatric patients below 1 year of age, their use in this age-group is not recommended.

 

 

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