Cloderm (Clocortolone) for Psoriasis | MyPsoriasisTeam

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Cloderm is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat skin inflammation and itching associated with skin conditions that respond to corticosteroids. Cloderm is also known by its drug name, clocortolone.

Cloderm is a member of a class of drugs called corticosteroids. When applied to the skin, Cloderm is believed to work by stopping the formation of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation, irritation, and itching.

How do I take it?
Cloderm is available as a cream. Prescribing information states that Cloderm should be applied to affected areas of the skin three times daily.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Cloderm lists common side effects that include burning, itching, irritation, dryness, inflamed hair follicles, excessive hair growth, secondary infection, and thinning skin.

Serious side effects listed for Cloderm include high blood glucose levels and a condition of elevated cortisol levels in the body known as Cushing’s syndrome.

For more details about this treatment, visit:

Cloderm — EPI Health

Cloderm — GoodRx

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