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HALOTOP 0.05% W/V LOTION

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MRP: Rs. 225.10 for 1 bottle(s) (50 ML lotion each)
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Composition for HALOTOP

Halobetasol(0.05% w/v)

food interaction for HALOTOP

alcohol interaction for HALOTOP

pregnancy interaction for HALOTOP

lactation interaction for HALOTOP

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Halotop 0.05% w/v lotion may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Halotop 0.05% w/v lotion is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for HALOTOP

Halobetasol(0.05% w/v)

Uses

Halotop 0.05% w/v lotion is used in the treatment of severe allergic reaction, allergic disorders, asthma, cancer, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders, eye disorders, oral lichen planus and nephrotic syndrome.

How it works

Halotop 0.05% w/v lotion is a corticosteroid which acts by blocking the production of inflammatory mediators thereby relieving inflammation, swelling and itching.

Common side effects

Perioral skin inflammation, Allergic contact dermatitis, Burning sensation, Itching, Skin redness, Inflammation of hair follicles, Increased hair growth, Skin pigmentation, Stinging sensation, Rash, Vesicles

Common Dosage for HALOTOP 0.05% W/V LOTION

Patients taking HALOTOP 0.05% W/V LOTION

  • 79%
    Once A Day
  • 14%
    Once A Week
  • 7%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for HALOTOP

No substitutes found

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Expert advice for HALOTOP

  • Do not use halobetasol if you are allergic to it or any other component in the formulation.
  • Systemic absorption can produce severe side effects so it is not advisable to use under occlusive dressings or on large surface area.
  • Formulation is for external use only; avoid contact with the eyes.
  • Allergic contact dermatitis may develop after prolong usage so tell your doctor if irritation persists even after treatment.
  • Halobetasol cream should not be used in the treatment of rosacea or perioral dermatitis, and it should not be used on the face, groin, or in the axillae.

Frequently asked questions for HALOTOP

Halobetasol

Q.What is halobetasol cream?
Halobetasol is a corticosteroid cream used to relieve inflammation and itching associated with skin conditions like eczema, dermatitis, rashes, insect bites, poison ivy and allergies

Q.Is it same as clobetasol?
Clobetasol and halobetasol are both topical corticosteroid used for almost similar conditions of inflammatory skin disorders, however, the response differs based on individual condition and response.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 June, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)