- Olux Foam
Olux Foam (Clobetasol) and/or equivalents
Olux 0.05%Source Country: United States
Shipped From: United States Manufacturer: Glaxo Smithkline
Generic Clobetasol Foam 0.05%Source Country: United States
Shipped From: United States Manufacturer: US FDA Generic
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Description of Olux Foam
The generic name of Olux Foam is Clobetasol. It belongs to a family of medicines known as corticosteroids. Olux Foam is indicated for dermatological use only. The drug is a prescription medication, which means you need to consult your doctor before you buy Olux Foam online.
Indications & Dosage of Olux Foam
Olux Foam is indicated for the short treatment of itching and burning caused by skin diseases of the scalp. The doctor may also recommend Olux Foam for the treatment of psoriasis.
The drug works inside the skin cells to reduce the release of substances that cause inflammation. This action of the drug helps reduce inflammation, itching and burning caused due to skin diseases of the scalp.
Your doctor will give you specific instructions regarding the dosage. You need to apply Olux Foam to the affected skin area, two times daily (once in the morning and once at night)
Do not dispense the medication in your hand. Invert the can and dole out a small amount of foam in saucer or cap of the container. Pick up small quantity of foam on the fingers and gently apply it to the affected skin area. Massage in gently until foam disappears from the application site.
Side Effects & Interactions of Olux Foam
Like all other medicines, Olux Foam may also cause mild to severe side effects in some patients. However, not all people who use this medication experience side effects. As a matter of fact, many people who use this medication do not complain about any side effects.
Less severe side effects associated with Olux Foam are: mild skin irritation, burning, or dryness. Consult your doctor if any of these side effects become bothersome.
Severe side effects associated with Olux Foam are: thinning, discoloration or softening of the skin; acne like rash; irritation, swelling, burning, peeling or cracking of the skin not present before you started using Olux Foam; inflammation around the mouth; unusual weight gain, especially in the face; numbness of the fingers, inflamed hair follicles; or muscle weakness. This is not a complete list of side effects associated with the medication.
Olux Foam may also cause symptoms of high blood sugar such as increased hunger, urination or thirst; flushing; unusual drowsiness, rapid breathing, or confusion. Stop using the medication and consult your doctor if you experience severe side effects after using the medication.
Olux Foam may potentially interact with other drugs you are using and cause side effects. Before you buy Olux Foam, tell doctor about every medicine you are using, which includes prescription drugs, over the counter medications, and herbal supplements.
Warnings & Precautions of Olux Foam
You should not use Olux Foam if you are hypersensitive to any ingredient in it. It may not be the right drug for people with certain medical problems such as shingles, tuberculosis, chickenpox, measles, thinning of the skin, rosacea, skin infection. You must also inform your doctor if you have recently been vaccinated.
Olux Foam is listed as a category C pregnancy drug. Pregnant women, nursing mothers or women planning to get pregnant should buy Olux Foam only after learning about the benefits and risks of using the drug from their doctor. The drug should not be used to treat children below 12 years of age. If the drug is used in the treatment of elderly patients, the treatment should be started with a smaller dose.