Clotop 0.05%W/V Lotion 30Ml contains clobetasol, which is a topical corticosteroid. It is used for the treatment of auto-immune skin disorders such as psoriasis (scaly, itchy, and red patches on the skin), lichen planus (purplish, itchy, and flat bumps on the wrists, forearms, or legs), discoid lupus erythematosus (red, coin-shaped scales or crusts on the scalp, cheeks, and ears), and eczema (red and itchy skin). Autoimmune skin disorders are conditions in which immune cells attack the healthy cells of the body, causing inflammation. Clotop 0.05%W/V Lotion 30Ml can suppress the immune system and reduce inflammation.
Clotop 0.05%W/V Lotion 30Ml is available only for topical use in various forms including cream, ointment, and shampoo. Your doctor will advise you which dosage form of clobetasol is suitable based on the infected place. And also suggested how often you need to take Clotop 0.05%W/V Lotion 30Ml based on your medical condition. While applying, make sure it does not come in contact with the eye. In case Clotop 0.05%W/V Lotion 30Ml comes in contact with eyes accidentally, rinse with warm water thoroughly. Please do not use it on unaffected areas or for other skin infections without informing your doctor.
Common side-effects of Clotop 0.05%W/V Lotion 30Ml are burning or stinging sensation in the eye, itching, redness, dryness, and swelling of the skin at the site of application. Long-term use of Clotop 0.05%W/V Lotion 30Ml may have an effect on the adrenal gland and cause abnormal effects. It may also vision problems in some cases.
Inform your doctor if you are allergic to clobetasol or any of the other ingredients present in this medicine. Do not use Clotop 0.05%W/V Lotion 30Ml in children under 12 years of age without a doctor’s advice. Do not use Clotop 0.05%W/V Lotion 30Ml to treat acne, rosacea (facial flushing on and around the nose), perioral dermatitis (red or scaly rashes around the mouth), anogenital pruritis (itching around the anus or genitals), itchy, broken, or infected skin which is not inflamed, and widespread plaque psoriasis (except single lesions).
Autoimmune skin diseases such as psoriasis, eczema, lichen planus, and discoid lupus erythematosus
The skin gets inflamed when chemical mediators release chemicals into the skin that cause inflammation. It leads to rashes, swelling, and itching, which can be treated by Clotop 0.05%W/V Lotion 30Ml. It targets the immune system and lowers the immune response, providing some time for the inflamed skin to heal.
Unfortunately, like all other medicines, Clotop 0.05%W/V Lotion 30Ml also may cause some side effects including burning or stinging sensation in the eye, itching, dryness, swelling, irritation, or redness at the application site, or red bumps filled with pus may occur after the initial treatment. These side-effects improve when the body adjusts to the medication. If the condition doesn’t improve, talk to your doctor immediately. Long-term use of Clotop 0.05%W/V Lotion 30Ml may result in skin thinning, acne, allergic reaction, hair growth, and permanent stretch marks at the site of application, and folliculitis (inflammation of hair follicles), if applied on the scalp. In rare cases, Clotop 0.05%W/V Lotion 30Ml may enter into the bloodstream from the skin. Contact your doctor promptly if you experience unusual or extreme fatigue, vision disturbances.