Basic Drug Info
Drug Name:Alclometasone Dipropionate
Manufacturer:Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.
Other Info:


by: Taro Pharmaceuticals Inc., Brampton, Ontario, Canada L6T 1C1Dist.

by: Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc., Hawthorne, NY 10532Issued: July, 2004PK-4480-0 0704-0 146

Clinical Trials:

Indications and Usage

Alclometasone Dipropionate Ointment is a low to medium potency corticosteroid indicated for the relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.

Alclometasone Dipropionate Ointment may be used in pediatric patients 1 year of age or older, although the safety and efficacy of drug use for longer than 3 weeks have not been established (see PRECAUTIONS: Pediatric Use section).

Since the safety and efficacy of Alclometasone Dipropionate Ointment has not been established in pediatric patients below 1 year of age, their use in this age-group is not recommended.
Dermatologic disorders -- impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning of the skin.

Alclometasone Dipropionate Ointment is contraindicated in those patients with a history of hypersensitivity to any of the components in these preparations.
Hypersensitivity -- Altered reactivity to an antigen, which can result in pathologic reactions upon subsequent exposure to that particular antigen.

Branded Drugs
The following US Branded drugs contain Alclometasone Dipropionate


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