Please consult your physician before taking any medication. Generic Name: CLOBETASOL - TOPICAL Pronounced: (kloh-BAY-tuh-sall) Temovate Top Uses: This medication is used to treat a variety of skin conditions (e.g., eczema, dermatitis, allergies, rash). Clobetasol reduces the swelling, itching, and redness that can occur in these types of conditions. This medication is a very strong (super-high-potency) corticosteroid. Temovate may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.