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HALOTOP 0.05% W/V LOTION

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Composition FOR HALOTOP

Halobetasol(0.05% w/v)

food interaction for HALOTOP

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food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
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
No interaction found

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

Rash, Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Skin pigmentation, Increased risk of infection, Increased hair growth, Muscle disorders, Inflammation of hair follicles, Stinging sensation, Allergic contact dermatitis, Itching, Skin redness, Burning sensation, Increased blood pressure, Vesicles, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Behavioural changes, Cataract, Increased glucose level in blood, Perioral skin inflammation

COMMON DOSAGE FOR HALOTOP 0.05% W/V LOTION

Patients taking HALOTOP 0.05% W/V LOTION

  • 78%
    Once A Day
  • 17%
    Once A Week
  • 4%
    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 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)