Skip to main content

Clascoterone Topical Dosage

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Oct 25, 2021.

Applies to the following strengths: 1%

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Acne

Apply a thin uniform layer, approximately 1 gram twice per day, in the morning and the evening.

Comment: For topical use only. Not for ophthalmic, oral, or vaginal use.

Use: For the topical treatment of acne vulgaris in patients 12 years of age and older

Usual Pediatric Dose for Acne

12 years or older: Apply a thin uniform layer, approximately 1 gram twice per day, in the morning and the evening.

Comments:

  • Pediatric patients may be more susceptible to systemic toxicity.
  • For topical use only. Not for ophthalmic, oral, or vaginal use.

Use: For the topical treatment of acne vulgaris in patients 12 years of age and older

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

CONTRAINDICATIONS: None

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 12 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:

  • For topical use only. Not for ophthalmic, oral, or vaginal use.
  • Gently clean the affected area and apply after the skin is dry.
  • Avoid contact with eyes, mouth, or other mucous membranes.
  • Rinse thoroughly with water if contact with mucous membranes.

Storage requirements:
  • Refrigerate at 2C to 8C (36F to 46F) prior to dispensing. Do not freeze.
  • Store at 20C to 25C (68F to 77F).
  • Discard unused product 180 days after dispensing date or one month after opening, whichever is sooner.

Patient advice:
  • Read the US FDA-approved patient labeling (Patient Information).
  • Avoid applying to damaged skin (such as cuts, abrasions), eczematous areas, and sunburned skin.
  • Avoid concomitant use of other potentially irritating topical products.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.