Lobate is a steroid based cream used to treat skin conditions that are associated with inflammatory response. The cream exerts its therapeutic effect by inhibiting the release of chemicals which are responsible for inflammation.
Clobetasol is the active ingredient of Lobate skin cream. It is a type of steroid which has a suppressant effect on inflammatory responses. Clobetasol acts via the medium of neutral ingredients which do not interfere with its therapeutic action.
The therapeutic indications of Lobate are as follows:
Other skin conditions which have not been mentioned here, can also be treated with Lobate. Lobate should not be used unless it has been prescribed by a dermatologist (skin specialist).
Since Lobate is a steroid based cream, it has tendency to produce side effects occasionally. These side effects may occur due to wrong use or over use of Lobate. They have been listed below:
Other side effects apart from the ones mentioned above may be experienced by patients after using Lobate cream.
Lobate is a steroid based cream and hence, should be used judiciously. Some of the important points to be considered while using Lobate cream are mentioned below:
Apart from the above mentioned points, patients may be advised other instructions as well. All these instructions need to be followed in order to avoid harmful effects of Lobate cream.
Other creams which resemble Lobate in chemical composition and therapeutic action can be used as alternatives to it. Some of these creams have been listed below:
Patients should not use these creams as substitutes to Lobate, unless a dermatologist has advised them to do so.