Chemical formula: C₂₂H₂₉ClO₅  Molecular mass: 408.916 g/mol  PubChem compound: 5311000


There are no adequate data from the use of alclometasone dipropionate in pregnant women. Studies in animals have shown reproductive toxicity but the potential risk for humans is unknown.

Nursing mothers

It is not known whether topical administration of corticosteroids could result in sufficient systemic absorption to produce detectable quantities in breast milk. Women who are pregnant or breast-feeding will be advised not to use alclometasone dipropionate but to seek the advice of a pharmacist or doctor.

Effects on ability to drive and use machines

There is no evidence that alclometasone dipropionate can have any effect on the ability to drive or operate machinery.

Adverse reactions

Hypersensitivity and application site reactions, such as burning, stinging and irriation, have occurred rarely in a few patients following short-term (up to 7 days) use. Consumers should be advised to stop treatment if signs of irritation and sensitisation occur.

Exacerbation of symptoms may occur.

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