Eczema treatment: Apply a thin layer of this medication to the skin twice daily.
Prevention of eczema flare-ups: Apply a thin layer of this medication to the skin once daily, twice a week. There should be 2 to 3 days between applications (e.g., Monday and Thursday).
Do not apply to wet skin. Wash your hands after applying the medication if your hands are not an area for treatment. For people aged 16 years and over, the 0.03% or 0.1% strengths may be used. For those aged 2 years to 15 years, only the 0.03% strength should be used.
Do not use this medication under dressings that do not breathe. Do not take this medication by mouth. If this happens, get medical attention right away.
Many things can affect the dose of a medication that a person needs, such as body weight, other medical conditions, and other medications. If your doctor has recommended a dose different from the ones listed here, do not change the way that you are using the medication without consulting your doctor.
It is important to use this medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor. If you miss a dose, apply it as soon as possible and continue with your regular schedule. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not apply a double dose to make up for a missed one. If you are not sure what to do after missing a dose, contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.
Store this medication at room temperature, protect it from light and moisture, and keep it out of the reach of children.
Do not dispose of medications in wastewater (e.g. down the sink or in the toilet) or in household garbage. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medications that are no longer needed or have expired.