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Aclovate Medication - Uses & Side Effects

alclometasone topical
Pronunciation: al kloe MEH ta sone
Brand: Aclovate

Alclometasone is a topical steroid. It reduces or inhibits the actions of chemicals in the body that may cause inflammation, redness, and swelling. It is used to treats skin problems that are accompanied by itching, redness, and swelling. Generic alclometasone skin creams and ointments are available.

Aclovate Dosage

  • You should apply a thin film of Aclovate cream or ointment to the affected skin areas 2 or 3 times daily.
  • You can also use bandages. Because that block out air may be used to control psoriasis and other severe skin rashes.

Uses of Aclovate

  • Alclometasone is used to treat the inflammation caused by a number of conditions such as allergic reactions, eczema, and psoriasis.
  • It may also be used to treat other conditions those are listed in the medication guide.

Side Effects of Aclovate

Before taken Aclovate medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Aclovate. Side effects may include:

  • Acne-like pimples
  • Allergic rash/inflammation
  • Burning
  • Dryness
  • Infection
  • Irritation
  • Itching
  • Pale spots
  • Prickly heat
  • Rash
  • Redness
  • Stretch marks on skin

Warnings and precautions before taking Aclovate

  • Before using this medication, you should tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially if you have poor blood circulation, diabetes, immune system problems.
  • You should not use Aclovate to treat diaper rash or apply it in the diaper area; waterproof diapers or plastic pants can increase unwanted absorption of Aclovate.
  • If your skin is inflamed or you have some other skin condition, then you should tell your doctor. You may absorb more drug than usual.
  • Take this medication exactly as it was prescribed for you. Do not take the medication in larger amounts, or take it for longer than recommended by your doctor.
  • Do not use this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant or could become pregnant during treatment.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Aclovate with certain other drugs, then it may be increased, decreased, or altered the effects of medicine. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Aclovate with other more potent steroids, since this could lead to undesirably large amounts of hormone circulating in your bloodstream.


After taken Aclovate if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. In a child, an overdose of Aclovate may also increased pressure within the skull leading to bulging soft spots or headache.

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