Halogud 0.05% Ointment

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store below 30°C

Introduction

Halogud 0.05% Ointment belongs to a group of medicine called steroids. It is used for the treatment of allergic disorders and inflammatory skin conditions. It provides relief from swelling, redness, and itching in the affected area.

Halogud 0.05% Ointment is only meant for external use and should be used as advised by your doctor. You should normally wash and dry the affected area before applying a thin layer of the medicine evenly on the affected skin.

Use it regularly to get the maximum from it. Avoid any contact with your eyes, nose, or mouth. Rinse it off with plenty of water in case of accidental contact. Avoid covering the treated area with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor.

This medicine may cause burning, irritation, itching, and redness at the site of application. These side effects are temporary and usually go away with time. However, if they persist or worsen, let your doctor know. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctors before using this medicine. It is not recommended for children under 12 years of age.

Uses of Halogud Ointment

  • Skin conditions with inflammation & itching

Benefits of Halogud Ointment

In Skin conditions with inflammation & itching

Halogud 0.05% Ointment is effective in treating skin conditions with inflammation and itching like, skin allergies. It works by reducing the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation of the skin. When used correctly it is a safe and effective treatment. It reduces the redness, rash, pain or itchiness caused by your skin’s reaction to an irritant. It thus improves your self-esteem and confidence as your appearance changes.

You should always use it as prescribed and only apply the amount you have been told to. Keep using it for as long as it is prescribed to get the full benefits.

Side effects of Halogud Ointment

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Halogud

  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Halogud Ointment

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment.

How Halogud Ointment works

Halogud 0.05% Ointment is a steroid. It works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen, and itchy.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Halogud 0.05% Ointment may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Halogud 0.05% Ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Halogud Ointment?

If you miss a dose of Halogud 0.05% Ointment, apply it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Halogud 0.05% Ointment is used to treat the redness, swelling, itching, and discomfort of various skin conditions.
  • It should be applied to the affected areas as a thin film two or three times daily, or as advised by your doctor.
  • Don't use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Don't cover the area being treated with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor, as this may increase the risk of side effects.
  • If you think the area of skin you are treating has become infected you should stop using Halogud 0.05% Ointment and consult your doctor.
  • Consult your doctor if your skin condition has not improved after 2 weeks of treatment.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Gluco/mineralocorticoids, progestogins and derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA
Action Class
Glucocorticoids

Interaction with drugs

Taking Halogud with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose, Abacus, Disorb
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Samlodon, Amodep, Amleod
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Aprepit, Aprepep, Fos-Aprepitant
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Atazor
SERIOUS

Patient concerns

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I have skin itching during last 20 years. .now using Momate lotion externally. .doxycyclin internally. .it will increase while on hot conditions. .
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Dermatology
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FAQs

Q. What is Halogud 0.05% Ointment used for?

Halogud 0.05% Ointment is used on the skin to relieve inflammatory and itchy skin diseases. It also helps in reducing redness, scaling and swelling associated with these conditions. Do not take this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Q. How to use Halogud 0.05% Ointment?

It should be rubbed gently on the affected skin twice daily for a maximum of about 2 weeks. In case, you do not find any considerable improvement within 2 weeks, consult your doctor for reevaluation.

Q. What should I do if I forget to use Halogud 0.05% Ointment?

If you forget to use Halogud 0.05% Ointment, do not worry and continue using Halogud 0.05% Ointment as soon as you remember. However, if you are not sure and have any other doubts, please consult your doctor.

Q. Can you use Halogud 0.05% Ointment on broken skin?

No, Halogud 0.05% Ointment should not be applied on broken skin. It is a steroid, which means that it works by suppressing the immune system. It may cause varied side effects which can slow the healing process. Moreover, steroids are also known to cause skin atrophy which might worsen the associated condition.

Q. Does Halogud 0.05% Ointment cause local irritation or skin reactions?

Yes, Halogud 0.05% Ointment may cause local skin reactions like burning, itching, irritation, dryness and hypopigmentation in sensitive individuals, although it is rare. Therefore, it is important to inform your doctor if you have any history of allergy or reaction before you start therapy with this medicine. In some cases, the reason for reactions could be the ingredients that are included in the drug. In case of any reaction, stop the medication immediately and inform the doctor.

Q. Are Ulobetasol and Halogud 0.05% Ointment the same?

Yes, these two are the same medicine. Ulobetasol is an alternate chemical name for Halogud 0.05% Ointment. They both are steroids that can be applied topically.

Q. What precautions do I need to take while using Halogud 0.05% Ointment?

Be careful not to get Halogud 0.05% Ointment into your eyes or mouth. If you happen to get it in your eyes, rinse off with plenty of water immediately and contact your doctor. You must not use Halogud 0.05% Ointment if you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients. Tell your doctor if you notice any allergic reaction while using it for the first time. Inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines regularly to prevent any allergic reaction with other medicines. Do not cover the area being treated with Halogud 0.05% Ointment with a bandage, as this may increase absorption of this medicine and increase the side effects. Do not use more than what is recommended to relieve your symptoms faster. Using more than what is advised will only increase the side effects. Let your doctor know if you are planning to conceive. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should use Halogud 0.05% Ointment only if prescribed by the doctor.

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References

  1. Halobetasol. Yeruham, Israel: Perrigo; 2015. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Halobetasol Topical Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Mayo Clinic. Halobetasol. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Bldg. No. – 99, Swastik Vihar, Sector 5, MDC Panchkula, India – 134109
Country of origin: India

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20 gm in 1 tube
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