21 Jan 2012
Cloderm is used to treat a variety of skin conditions (e.g., eczema, dermatitis, allergies, rash). Clocortolone reduces the swelling, itching, and redness that can occur in these types of conditions. This medication is a medium-strength corticosteroid.
For shingles, please do talk to the doc/pharmacist, take care.
15 Mar 2013
I was prescribed Cloderm in a topical cream, along with 2 other ingredients, by my Dermatologist as a 'last ditch' effort to give me some relief from my shingles rash. The other ingredients are a numbing agent and something to cool my skin (menthol). This concoction DID help me. I now have severe PHN, and still use this cream. It is the only topical thing that gives me any relief from the insane itching and pain.
- Cloderm Information for Consumers
- Cloderm Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Cloderm (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
My mother's ophthalmologist put her on Valtrex indefinitely to suppress a possible shingles outbreak. She had a severe one 7 yrs ago that caused ...
1 answer • 6 Oct 2009
... pain from shingles. I think I have tried almost everything, anyone have any recommendations for pain relief. It has been 8 days since I broke out ...
1 answer • 26 Dec 2009
My 83 yr old mother had shingles in December, 2011. Ever since she has had dailybouts of nervousness. It happens sometimes 6 times a day. The only ...
1 answer • 5 Sep 2012
2 answers • 1 Dec 2012
Persisting Pain, Shingles - I was diagnosed with shingles 2 days ago. My shingles are located on my?
... forehead & eyelid. I was given meds. I still feel lousy. Is that normal? How long will the intense pain last?
1 answer • 17 Jan 2013