Compare Luxiq vs. Cloderm

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

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Treats skin irritation and skin rashes.

Cloderm (clocortolone) is a medium strength topical medication that helps treat skin irritations and skin rashes, and comes in many easy-to-use formulations.

Upsides
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  • When used for a short amount of time, most people have very few side effects and tolerate Cloderm (clocortolone) well.
  • Cloderm (clocortolone) is safe and effective for both adults and children.
  • Is medium strength so will treat most inflammatory skin conditions with few side effects.
Downsides
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  • May be more expensive than other medicines like it.
  • Non-steroidal options may be better if you have a weakened immune system.
  • Long term use can cause skin thinning and raised blood sugars.
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Used for
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  • Steroid-reponsive dermatoses
Dosage forms
  • Cream, gel, or ointment
  • Cream
Price
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Side effects
The Luxiq (Betamethasone Valerate) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
The Cloderm (clocortolone) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
Risks and risk factors
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  • Reduced hormone production
    • High doses of Cloderm (clocortolone).
    • Long-term use of Cloderm (clocortolone).
    • Use in children and teens
  • Infection
  • Pregnancy and breastfeeding
  • Use of bandages and dressings
    • Use of bandages or wound dressings over the treatment area(s)
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