Active Ingredients: Clobetasone, Butyrate 0.05% w/w. Other ingredients: Glycerol, Glycerol Monostearate, Cetostearyl Alcohol, Beeswax substitute 6621, Arlacel 165, Dimeticone 20, Chlorocresol, Sodium Citrate, Citric Acid Monohydrate and Purified water.
Adults & Children 12 Years of age and over: Apply to the affected area twice a day for up to seven days. If your skin does not improve or gets worse within a week, stop using Eumovate Eczema & Dermatitis Cream and see your doctor.
Don't use Eumovate Eczema & Dermatitis Cream: If you have ever had a reaction to Eumovate Eczema & Dermatitis Cream or any of its ingredients.
If you are pregnant, may be pregnant or breastfeeding. If you are using any other topical corticosteroids.
On children under 12. On broken or infected skin eg. cold sores, athletes foot, impetigo or thrush. To treat psoriasis.
To treat acne. In these cases ask a pharmacist or doctor for advice.
THE CREAM SHOULD NOT BE USED ON THE FOLLOWING AREAS: On your face On private parts Between the toes
How do I take/use this medicine?
Apply Clobetasone exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not apply more often or over a larger area than instructed by your doctor. Do not use for a longer period of time than instructed by your doctor.
Wash and dry your skin gently before applying Clobetasone.
Apply a thin layer sparingly to the affected area. Rub it in gently until it disappears. Do not cover, wrap or bandage the area, unless instructed by your doctor.
Do not apply Clobetasone near the eye area. If Clobetasone accidentally gets into your eyes, flush your eyes with clean water immediately.
Do not apply on a child's skin unless instructed by the child's doctor. If you are applying Clobetasone on your child, do not use tight-fitting diapers or non-breathable materials.
Do not use Clobetasone for anything else other than the purpose instructed by your doctor.
What should I take note of while using/taking this medicine?
Alert your doctor if you have diabetes or any other medical conditions.
Clobetasone may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight. Avoid exposing the affected area to sunlight.
Do not apply Clobetasone to large areas of your skin.
Alert your doctor if your condition does not improve or worsens.
When should I not use this medicine?
Alert your doctor if you are pregnant or become pregnant while being treated with Clobetasone.
Let your doctor know if you are breastfeeding. Do not apply Clobetasone on the nipples if you are breastfeeding.
Alert your doctor if you have any other skin problems or infections.
Do not apply on skin that is broken or infected. Do not apply on skin that is discharging fluid or pus.
Do not apply on your face, groin or armpits unless instructed by your doctor.
Why do I need this medicine?
Clobetasone helps to relieve inflammation and itch that may occur with certain skin problems such as eczema and dermatitis.
Clobetasone belongs to a group of medicines called steroids.
What side effects could I experience?
Clobetasone may cause skin irritation such as a tingling or itching sensation, dry skin, peeling, pimples, thinning of the skin and small changes in skin tone.
These side effects are usually not common and are not a cause for worry, especially if you are using Clobetasone for only a short period of time.
Stop using Clobetasone and see your doctor again if the skin irritation does not go away.
How should I store this medicine?
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.
Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
Can I take/use this with other medicines?
Inform your doctor if you are using any other creams, ointments or lotions on the affected area.
Always inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.