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Temovate Medication - Uses & Side Effects

It is used to treats itching and inflammation of moderate to severe skin conditions. The scalp application is used for short-term treatment of scalp conditions; the cream, ointment, emollient cream, and gel are used for short-term treatment of skin conditions on the body.

Temovate Dosage

  • For adults and children 12 years and older, you should apply temovate to the affected area 2 times a day, once in the morning and once at night.

Uses of Temovate

  • It is used for short-term treatment of scalp conditions.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Temovate

Before taken Temovate 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 Temovate. Side effects may include:

  • Burning
  • Cracking
  • Irritation
  • Numbness of fingers
  • Patches
  • Reddened skin
  • Shrinking of the skin

Warnings and precautions before taking Temovate:

  • If you are taking Temovate, then it may cause Cushing's syndrome such as emotional disturbances, high blood pressure, weight gain, and, in women, abnormal growth of facial and body hair and changes in blood sugar. So you should be used this medication with extra caution.
  • This medication should not be used for any condition other than the one for which it was prescribed.
  • If your skin becomes irritated, then you should stop using Temovate and call your doctor.

Drug Interaction :-

No interactions have been reported. But if you are taking Temovate with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Temovate with other drugs.


After taken Temovate if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Temovate can cause disorders such as Cushing's syndrome.

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