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Who should not use alclometasone dipropionate?

Certain people should not use alclometasone dipropionate due to potential side effects. If you're allergic to any ingredient in alclometasone dipropionate, or if you've had a reaction to other corticosteroids, you shouldn't use this medication. People who have skin infections, diabetes, or broken or blistered skin should talk to their doctors before using alclometasone dipropionate. Alclometasone dipropionate may enter the bloodstream and cause harm to a fetus, so women who are pregnant should talk to their doctors before using alclometasone dipropionate. Alclometasone dipropionate may pass into breast milk, so talk to your doctor before using this medication if you are breastfeeding. 

Alclometasone dipropionate should be used only sparingly on young children since they're at a greater risk for serious side effects. Talk to your doctor if you have concerns about whether you should use alclometasone dipropionate.

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