Clobetasol Propionate

Clobetasol Propionate Chemical formula
Synonyms: CCI-4725; Clobétasol, propionate de; Clobetasoli propionas; GR-2/925; Klobetasol-propionát; Klobetazol Propiyonat; Klobetazolu propionian; Propionato de clobetasol. 21-Chloro9 3,20-dione 17-propionate.
Cyrillic synonym: Клобетазола Пропионат.

💊 Chemical information

Chemical formula: C25H32ClFO5 = 467.0.
CAS — 25122-41-2 (clobetasol); 25122-46-7 (clobetasol propionate).
ATC — D07AD01.
ATC Vet — QD07AD01.


In Chin., Eur., and US.

Ph. Eur. 6.2

(Clobetasol Propionate). A white or almost white, crystalline powder. Practically insoluble in water; sparingly soluble in alcohol; freely soluble in acetone. Protect from light.

USP 31

(Clobetasol Propionate). A white to cream crystalline powder. Practically insoluble in water; sparingly soluble in dehydrated alcohol; soluble in acetone, in chloroform, in dimethyl sulfoxide, in dioxan, and in methyl alcohol; slightly soluble in benzene and in ether. Store in airtight containers. Protect from light.

💊 Profile

Clobetasol propionate is a corticosteroid used topically for its glucocorticoid activity in the treatment of various skin disorders. It is usually used as a cream, ointment, gel, scalp application, or foam containing 0.05%. When applied topically, particularly to large areas, when the skin is broken, or under occlusive dressings, corticosteroids may be absorbed in sufficient amounts to cause systemic effects. For recommendations concerning the correct use of corticosteroids on the skin, and a rough guide to the clinical potencies of topical corticosteroids.
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2. Jarratt M, et al. Clobetasol propionate shampoo 0.05%: a new option to treat patients with moderate to severe scalp psoriasis. J Drugs Dermatol 2004; 3: 367–73
3. Reygagne P, et al. Clobetasol propionate shampoo 0.05% and calcipotriol solution 0.005%: a randomized comparison of efficacy and safety in subjects with scalp psoriasis. J Dermatol Treat 2005; 16: 31–6
4. Breneman D, et al. Clobetasol propionate 0.05% lotion in the treatment of moderate to severe atopic dermatitis: a randomized evaluation versus clobetasol propionate emollient cream. J Drugs Dermatol 2005; 4: 330–6
5. Lowe N, et al. Clobetasol propionate lotion, an efficient and safe alternative to clobetasol propionate emollient cream in subjects with moderate to severe plaque-type psoriasis. J Dermatol Treat 2005; 16: 158–64
6. Reid DC, Kimball AB. Clobetasol propionate foam in the treatment of psoriasis. Expert Opin Pharmacother 2005; 6: 1735–40
7. Sanchez Regana M, et al. Treatment of nail psoriasis with 8% clobetasol nail lacquer: positive experience in 10 patients. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2005; 19: 573–7
8. Conrotto D, et al. Ciclosporin vs. clobetasol in the topical management of atrophic and erosive oral lichen planus: a doubleblind, randomized controlled trial. Br J Dermatol 2006; 154: 139–45
9. Vena GA, et al. Clobetasol propionate 0.05% in a novel foam formulation is safe and effective in the short-term treatment of patients with delayed pressure urticaria: a randomized, doubleblind, placebo-controlled trial. Br J Dermatol 2006; 154: 353–6.

💊 Preparations

BP 2008: Clobetasol Cream; Clobetasol Ointment; USP 31: Clobetasol Propionate Cream; Clobetasol Propionate Ointment; Clobetasol Propionate Topical Solution.

Proprietary Preparations

Arg.: Cantril†; Clobesol; Clobex; Dermaclob; Dermadex; Dermexane; Perfracort; Ribatra; Salac; Austria: Dermovate; Belg.: Dermovate; Braz.: Clob-X; Clobesol; Cortalen C; Dermacare; Propiosol; Psorex; Psorin; Therapsor; Canad.: Clobex; Dermasone†; Dermovate; Chile: Alticort; ClobX; Clodavan; Cortopic; Dermovate; Koniderm; Lobevat†; Xinder; Cz.: Clobex; Dermovate; Denm.: Dermovat; Fin.: Dermovat; Fr.: Dermoval; Ger.: Clobegalen; Dermoxin; Dermoxinale; Karison; Gr.: Butavate; Clarelux; Rubocort; Hong Kong: Clobasol; Clobesol; Clobex; Dermasone†; Dermo; Dermovate; Dhabesol; Eurobetsol; Medodermone; Uniderm; Hung.: Closanasol; Dermovate; India: Cloderm; Lobate; Tenovate; Topifort; Indon.: Bersol; Closol; Dermovate; Elopro; Forderm; Ikaderm; Kloderma; Klonat; Lamodex; Lotasbat; Primaderm; Psoriderm; Irl.: Dermovate; Israel: Dermovate; Ital.: Clobesol; Malaysia: Betasol†; Clobet; Cloderm; Dermapro†; Dermosol; Dermovate; Dhabesol; Lobesol†; Uniderm; Univate†; Mex.: Clobesol; Dermatovate; Lobevat; Neth.: Clarelux; Clobex; Dermovate; Olux†; Norw.: Dermovat; NZ: Dermol; Philipp.: Clonate; Closderm; Dermovate; Glevate; Pol.: Clobederm; Dermklobal; Dermovate; Novate; Port.: Clarelux; Dermovate; Etrivex; Rus.: Dermovate (Дермовейт); S.Afr.: Dermovate; Dovate; Xenovate; Singapore: Clobeson†; Cloderm; Dermosol; Dermovate; Dhabesol; Medodermone; Powercort; Uniderm; Univate; Spain: Clovate; Decloban; Swed.: Dermovat; Switz.: Dermovate; Thai.: Betasol; Clinoderm; Clobasone; Clobet; Clobetate; Cloderm; Clonovate; Cotaso; Dermasil†; Dermovate; Medodermone†; P-Vate; Stivate; Uniderm; Turk.: Dermovate; Psoderm; Psovate; UAE: Gamavate; UK: Clarelux; Dermovate; Etrivex; USA: Clobex; Cormax; Embeline†; Olux; Temovate; Venez.: Dermovate. Multi-ingredient: Arg.: Clobeplus; Clobesol LA; Dermadex NN; India: Cloderm GM; Lobate-G; Lobate-GM; Lobate-M; Tenovate G; Tenovate M; Philipp.: Dermovate-NN; Port.: Dermovate-NN†; Switz.: DermovateNN; UK: Dermovate-NN.
Published October 31, 2018.