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Helact Cream

Prescription Required
Manufacturer
SALT COMPOSITION

Overview

Uses of Helact Cream

How to use Helact 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 Helact Cream works

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

Helact Cream related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Helact Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Helact Cream is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Helact Cream 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 Helact Cream and consult your doctor.
  • Consult your doctor if your skin condition has not improved after 2 weeks of treatment.
  • Side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems can happen when you start taking Helact Cream. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Helact Cream suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Helact

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What is the cause of increase level of IgE
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello , it generally increase in allergic disorders. But sometimes it may also suggest underlying serious blood disorders. Please consult a nearest pediatrician for clinical evaluation and management options. An opinion of pediatric hrmatologist may also be required.
My hands have wrinkles.I use Aquasoft max creame but no effect.My daily work releated to diesel.
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
You are having allergic reaction please avoid diesel workApply moisturex soft cream twice a day
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FAQs

Q. What is Helact cream?

Helact 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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References
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  2. Mayo Clinic. Halobetasol. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Halobetasol. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Khasra No. 169 Tanshipur Roorkee (U.K)
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