Teratogenicity studies in mice using the subcutaneous route resulted in fetotoxicity at the highest dose tested (1 mg/kg) and teratogenicity at all dose levels tested down to mg/kg. These doses are approximately and times, respectively, the human topical dose of clobetasol propionate cream and ointment. Abnormalities seen included cleft palate and skeletal abnormalities. In rabbits, clobetasol propionate was teratogenic at doses of 3 and 10 mcg/kg. These doses are approximately and times, respectively, the human topical dose of clobetasol propionate cream and ointment. Abnormalities seen included cleft palate, cranioschisis, and other skeletal abnormalities.
To apply foam, invert canister; dispense a small amount (up to a maximum of a golf-ball-sized dollop or 1 1/2 capfuls) of foam into the cap of the canister, onto cool surface (., saucer), or directly on the lesion, taking care to avoid contact with the eyes. 88 Foam will begin to melt immediately upon contact with warm skin; do not dispense directly onto hands (unless the hands are the affected area). 88 If the canister seems warm to the touch or the foam seems runny, place the canister under cold running tap water. 88 Using clean, dry fingertips, gently massage foam into the affected area; repeat until the entire affected area has been treated. 88 Avoid exposure to flames or smoking during and immediately after application. 88
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