How long can you use Eumovate cream for?
Only use EUMOVATE Cream for as long as your doctor recommends. This medicine should not be used every day for more than 4 weeks at a time. Using corticosteroids on the skin continuously over many weeks or months can cause skin thinning and permanent skin damage.
How does Eumovate cream work?
EUMOVATE works to stop the skin’s over-reaction to the triggers that cause skin flare ups. It suppresses the inflammation that causes eczema or dermatitis. EUMOVATE cream base also has moisturising properties. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions about why this medicine has been recommended for you.
Is Eumovate an antibiotic cream?
Clobetasone cream or ointment may be called by the brand names Eumovate and Clobavate. When clobetasone is combined with an antibiotic (oxytetracycline) and an antifungal (nystatin) it’s called by the brand name Trimovate.
Is Eumovate a strong steroid?
Eumovate preparations contain the active ingredient clobetasone butyrate 0.05%, which is an anti-inflammatory steroid. It is classed as a ‘moderately potent’ steroid and is prescribed for the treatment of skin conditions, including eczema, dermatitis, and psoriasis.
Is Eumovate prescription-only?
About Eumovate. Eumovate is a prescription-only corticosteroid (a class of steroid) to treat moderate eczema. Eumovate contains the active ingredient clobetasone butyrate 0.5% and is available as cream or ointment.
Can I buy Eumovate over the counter?
Can I buy Eumovate cream over the counter? Yes, you can buy small packs of Eumovate cream from pharmacies or supermarkets without a prescription, to treat some skin conditions, like heat rash.
Is Eumovate prescription only?
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Which is stronger betnovate or Eumovate?
Secondly, emphasise that all steroids are not of the same potency: clobetasone (Eumovate) is five times more potent than hydrocortisone and betamethasone (Betnovate) is five times more potent than clobetasone, and clobetasol (Dermovate) is more potent again.