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Halox ES Ointment

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Overview

Introduction

Halox ES Ointment 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.

Halox ES Ointment 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 Halox ES Ointment

Side effects of Halox ES 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 Halox ES

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

How to use Halox ES 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 Halox ES Ointment works

Halox ES Ointment 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
Halox ES 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Halox ES 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

Alternate Brands

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Patient Concerns

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light psorasis, Hardening and black skin at near leg ankel and some at hand fingures.v using halox es now. but need effective medicine. for
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
medicine can be given only after examination
Dryness of hands. Sometimes I get scaly skin drying out and peeling off. I was diagnosed with Eczema and prescribed Halox ointment which I applied for 1 month and was cured however it reappears now and then.
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Dermatology
Kip using moisturex cream/- twice daily at separate time other than halox
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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

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

90, Delhi - Jaipur Road, Sector 32, Gurugram, Haryana 122001
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10 gm in 1 tube
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