Fluticasone is a type of steroid medication and belongs to a group called as glucocorticoids. It helps to reduce swelling and irritation. It is used for the treatment of eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, insect bites, allergic rhinitis. Fluticasone is also used in the treatment of asthma.
Do not take Fluticasone if you:
Clobetasol belongs to a group of medicines called cortico-steroids. Clobetasol is a powerful corticosteroid that can be used for treatment of various inflammatory skin conditions. It helps to reduce swelling, redness and irritation from skin problems.
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Clobetasol is available in cream and ointment.
Corticosteriod responsive dermatoses:
Adult: Apply 0.05% cream/ointment onto affected area twice daily
Psoriasis is a chronic, auto-immune skin disease where the skin becomes inflamed, producing red, thickened areas with silvery scales, most often on the scalp, elbows, knees and lower back.
Psoriasis does not spread from one person to another, although it possible to see it in the members of the same family. Two out of every hundred people have psoriasis in the US and approximately 150,000 new cases occur every year.
Acitretin belongs to a group of medicines called ‘Retinoids- chemical compound related to vitamin A’. It is used to treat severe skin problems where the skin has become thick and may be scaly.