Alclometasone Topical Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Dermatitis

Apply a thin film to the affected area two or three times a day

Comments: Massage gently until the drug disappears

Use: Relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses

Usual Adult Dose for Eczema

Apply a thin film to the affected area two or three times a day

Comments: Massage gently until the drug disappears

Use: Relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses

Usual Pediatric Dose for Dermatitis

1 year or older:
Apply a thin film to the affected area two or three times a day

Comments:
-Massage gently until the drug disappears
-Safety and efficacy of drug use for longer than 3 weeks have not been established.

Use: Relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses

Usual Pediatric Dose for Eczema

1 year or older:
Apply a thin film to the affected area two or three times a day

Comments:
-Massage gently until the drug disappears
-Safety and efficacy of drug use for longer than 3 weeks have not been established.

Use: Relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 1 year.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-This drug should not be applied in the diaper area as diapers or plastic pants may form an occlusive dressing.

Monitoring:
-Endocrine: HPA axis suppression ( ACTH stimulation test, A.M. plasma cortisol test, urinary free cortisol test)

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