What are the side effects of alclometasone dipropionate?

Like most medications, alclometasone dipropionate may cause certain side effects in some people. In some cases, people may develop an allergic reaction to alclometasone dipropionate, which may cause hives or an itchy rash on the skin. It may also cause acne-like pimples, skin infection, discolored spots, or stretch marks on the skin. More common side effects of alclometasone dipropionate include irritation, burning, dryness, or redness on the skin. Your risk of cancer or problems with fertility may increase this alclometasoe dipropionate. Other side effects may be possible, so tell your doctor if any new or unusual symptoms develop while using alclometasone dipropionate.

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