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  • Olux Foam is prescribed for use on the skin to relieve itching, redness, and swelling caused by eczema, dermatitis, poison oak or poison ivy, rash, insect bites, and other dermatoses.

    Facts

    Olux Foam cannot be purchased over the counter. It must be prescribed by your doctor. The active ingredient, Clobetasol Propionate, is a corticosteroid.

    Identification

    Olux Foam is a practically odorless, white foam. It comes in one strength (.05 percent Clobetasol Propionate) in 50-gram and 100-gram aluminum cans pressurized with a hydrocarbon propellant (propane/butane. Inert ingredients are cetyl alcohol, citric acid, ethanol (60 percent), polysorbate 60, potassium citrate, propylene glycol, purified water and stearyl alcohol.

    How to Use

    Olux Foam is usually applied to the affected area of skin and rubbed in gently two times a day. If the condition you are treating gets worse, stop using the foam and call your doctor.

    Side Effects

    Olux Foam can cause burning, itching, irritation, dryness, inflammation of hair follicles, excessive growth of hair, acne-like eruptions, diminished skin pigmentation, dermatitis around the mouth, allergic contact dermatitis, softening of the skin, secondary infections, skin atrophy, stretch marks, and prickly heat.

    Special Considerations

    If you have had an allergic reaction to a product that contains Clobetasol Propionate or some other corticosteroid, be sure to tell your doctor. If you have an allergic reaction (rash, itching, swelling, severe dizziness, difficulty breathing, skin infection) to Olux Foam see a doctor immediately.

    Source:

    Olux Foam Prescribing Information

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