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Halosol S Cream

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Overview

Introduction

Halosol S Cream is a combination medicine that is used to treat eczema and psoriasis. It provides relief from redness, itching and swelling. It helps in softening the skin.

Halosol S Cream should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Wash your hands before using this medicine. It is advised to check the label for directions before use. It is for external use only.

Do not use this medicine more than the recommended dose. Inform your doctor if you have known allergies from this medicine. The common side effects of this medicine include thinning of the skin, dry skin, burning, irritation, itchiness, and redness at the application site.

If these side effects or any other symptoms which you think are because of this medicine persist for a longer duration, please consult your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or are suffering from any other disease. This medicine is safe to use in breastfeeding mothers.

Uses of Halosol S Cream

Side effects of Halosol S Cream

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 Halosol S

  • Thinning of skin
  • Dry skin
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Dry skin
    Use mild cleansing creams or soaps rather than harsh or perfumed ones. Use warm water (not hot) and do not spend too long in the bath or shower. Long bathing hours or using harsh soaps can wash away natural oils. Dry your skin gently with a towel and apply moisturizer immediately after washing. Do not use alcohol-based products on your skin. Choose clothing fabrics that will not irritate your skin.

How to use Halosol S Cream

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 apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Halosol S Cream works

Halosol S Cream is a combination of two medicines: Halobetasol and Salicylic Acid which treat eczema and psoriasis. Halobetasol is a steroid medicine. It blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Salicylic Acid is a keratolytic medicine which breaks down keratin clumps, removes dead skin cells and softens the skin. It also enhances the absorption of Halobetasol into the skin.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Halosol S Cream 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Halosol S Cream 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

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Patient Concerns

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Sir psoriasis ?? ???? ?? ??????? ??? ??????? ????? ?? ? ???? ????? ????? ???? ???? 25 ?? ? ???? ???? ?? ??? ??? ??????? ?? ???? ?? ? ????? ??????? ??? ???? ??????? ???? ????? ?? ? ????? ?? ?? deflawak, livocitraigen and nidtrex & clober s cream ?? ?? ????? ??? ??? ?? ???? ??? ????? ??? ??? ??? ?? ??? ??? ??? ?????? ?? ? ????? ??? ??? ?
Dr. Manju Singh
Homeopathy
share some photos of the affected part.
I have rashes in my groin area feel like it s eczema. Please recommend some cream/powder. I cant take any medicine orally.
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Dermatology
post pictures of the problem and names of the Medicines u've used
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References

  1. Halobetasol. Yeruham, Israel: Perrigo. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Salicylic Acid. Huddersfield: Thornton & Ross Ltd.; 1985 [revised 20 Feb 2018]. [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Mayo Clinic. Halobetasol. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. ScienceDirect. Salicylic Acid. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Alkem Laboratories Limited, Devashish Building, Alkem House, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400 013.
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