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What is clobetasol propionate?

Clobetasol propionate is a prescription corticosteroid for calming the redness, swelling, itching, and other uncomfortable symptoms of some skin problems. It is applied to the skin or scalp and is available as a foam, liquid, foam, spray, lotion, cream, ointment, and shampoo. It is available under the brand names Temovate, Clobevate, Olux, Clobex, Embeline, and Cormax. Your dermatologist will be able to tell you if clobetasol propionate is the right skin treatment for you.

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