Due to its high potency as a corticosteroid, it is available in most countries by prescription only. It should be used in as small a quantity as possible, for as short a period of time as possible. It is not recommended for use in children under 12 years old and should not be used on any open wounds, mucous membranes or the eyes. When using clobetasol propionate, the site at which it is being used, be it the skin or scalp, should not be covered or occluded. The treatment should not be used for a longer period of time than prescribed by the medical practitioner.
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