How to Take Halobetasol Propionate and Dose of Halobetasol Propionate


Find out how to take Halobetasol Propionate (drug) and its dose. Describes the best time to take the drug and precautions if any that should be followed.

How to take Halobetasol Propionate


How it should be taken  

It comes as a cream to apply topically as directed by your physician.

Dosage & When it is to be taken

Topical- Apply a thin layer to the affected skin once or twice daily.

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications) 

Hypersensitivity.

Why it is prescribed (Indications)  

This medication is a topical corticosteroid, prescribed for skin inflammation and itching. It reduces the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation, redness, and swelling.

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Warnings and Precautions  

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of measles, tuberculosis, chickenpox, or shingles, recent vaccination, skin infection, cuts, scrapes, or decreased blood flow to the skin, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Wash your hands thoroughly after applying this cream.
For external use only; avoid contact with eyes, mouth and nose.
Avoid using in genital area, face, groin, and under the armpits.
It should not be used in children younger than 12 years old.

Storage Conditions  

Store between 15C and 30C.
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