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What should I know about Temovate gel before using?

Before using Temovate gel, you should know the following:
  • You should not use this medication if you have rosacea, perioral dermatitis or allergies to the ingredients in Temovate gel or similar medications.
  • Be sure to discuss your medical history with your doctor before using Temovate gel, especially if you suffer from Cushing's syndrome, skin infection, hyperglycemia, diabetes or open wounds in places where Temovate gel will be applied.
  • Temovate gel could be dangerous if used incorrectly; do not apply Temovate to the groin, armpits or face, and do not ingest or overuse this product.
  • After applying, do not cover Temovate with bandages, as this could cause adrenal or pituitary gland problems.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk with your doctor about the risks of using Temovate.
  • You should check with a doctor before using Temovate on a child under 12 years of age.
  • Ask your doctor for tips on how to reduce your chances for side effects, especially if you use other skin products.

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