While corticosteroids can be prescribed to ease the itching associated with poison ivy,
https://www.drugs.com/enc/poison-ivy-itchiness.html, Clobex (clobetasol) is considered "a super-high potent topical corticosteroid formulation" usually reserved for the treatment of dermatitis and psoriasis.
While Clobex can be used in severe cases of poison ivy, your doctor will be able to recommend the most suitable treatment.
You will find more information on the treatment of poison ivy at
- Clobex Information for Consumers
- Clobex Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Clobex (detailed)
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