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What is the use of halobetasol propionate and salicylic acid as a medicine?

What is the use of halobetasol propionate and salicylic acid as a medicine?

HALOBETSOL SALICYLIC: HALOBETASOL (this the correct spelling) CREAM IS USED FOR ITCHING AND PSORIASIS. SALICYLIC ACID IS USED FOR MANY DISORDERS, INCLUDING WARTS, ACNE, CORNS, CALLUSES, DANDRUFF, SCALY CONDITIONS OF THE SKIN SUCH AS PSORIASIS, ICHTHYOSIS ETC. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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Halobetasol (Definition)

Halobetasol propionate is a very high strength steroid which is a kind of ...Read more


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Halobetasol propionate ointment lightened my skin on my cheek around where I have psoriasis. How could i fix it?

Halobetasol propionate ointment lightened my skin on my cheek around where I have psoriasis. How could i fix it?

See a dermatologist: Avoid use of steroid on the face, especially such a potent one. Psoriasis on the face is sometimes in the eyebrows, very unusual on the cheek. You need careful evaluation by a professional who is knowledgable and experienced with psoriasis as well as other skin disorders. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How effective is halobetasol (Halonate) for treating sarcoidosis?

How effective is halobetasol (Halonate) for treating sarcoidosis?

Halobetasol: Halobetasol is a topical steroid and probably only effective for cutaneous (skin) related Sarcoidosis. There are many skin manifestations like erythema nodosum to psoriasis-like plaques and skin biopsy is often necessary to establish sarcoidosis and Rx options. Sarcoidosis affects many organs like the lung, nervous system, and kidney systems, and in these scenarios, a topical steroid is not helpfu ...Read more

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Is there any use for medicine ultravate?

Is there any use for medicine ultravate?

Ultravate: If you have eczema, psoriasis, or certain other inflammatory skin conditions, a healthcare provider may prescribe ultravate® (halobetasol propionate) ointment or cream. This medicine is approved for use in adults and children as young as 12 years old, and is applied in a thin layer on the affected areas of the skin once or twice daily but not on the face or groin. ...Read more

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Ultravate ointment 0.05 on acne?

Ultravate ointment 0.05 on acne?

TERRIBLE idea: This is a powerful glucocorticoid and it will make you less able to control the bacteria that cause acne, making your disease worse in a short time. Further, if i'm not mistaken it's a prescription medication and you're unwise to use powerful meds given you for some other purpose in order to experiment. Further, it's likely to cause atrophy of your face. Please don't do this. ...Read more

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Whats use of ultravate ointment 0.005%?

Whats use of ultravate ointment 0.005%?

Ultravate: If you have eczema, psoriasis, or certain other inflammatory skin conditions, a healthcare provider may prescribe ultravate® (halobetasol propionate) ointment or cream. This medicine is approved for use in adults and children as young as 12 years old, and is applied in a thin layer on the affected areas of the skin once or twice daily but not on the face or groin. ...Read more

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How much can fluticasone propionate cost?

How much can fluticasone propionate cost?

Up to 75 bucks: As it is generic many of my patients pay a 5 dollar copay. Out of pocket i'm pretty sure the most you would pay is 75 dollars for a bottle that would last a month. ...Read more

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How do you cure overuse of clobetasol propionate?

How do you cure overuse of clobetasol propionate?

Start using weaker c: You should see your dermatologist who can slowly give you weaker strains of other cortisone creams. Overuse of strong ones can give you stretch marks and eventually they may stop working anyway. ...Read more

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Is there a generic form of clobetasol propionate?

Is there a generic form of clobetasol propionate?

Yes: The name you are mentioning is the generic name of this medication. The brand names are temovate, (clobetasol) olux, clobex et al. ...Read more

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What is clobetasol propionate gel for?

What is clobetasol propionate gel for?

Antiinflamatory: Used for psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis, alopecia areata, and others. The gel is a very expensive form. The solution is far less expensive. ...Read more

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What is clobetasol propionate cream used for?

What is clobetasol propionate cream used for?

Treat inflammation: Clobetasol is a steroid. Topical steroids are used to treat a variety of dermatologic inflammatory diseases, ranging from eczema, to contact allergies, and psoriasis. ...Read more

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Fluticasone propionate side effects include what?

Fluticasone propionate side effects include what?

Has potential: This is a corticosteroid which although given topically may be absorbed to varying extents and systemic side-effects of steroids are numerous, including adrenal insufficiency when stopped, diabetes, immunosuppression, osteoporosis, and others, but these are infrequent complications of this therapy. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Ultravate (Definition)

Ultravate is a very high strength steroid which is a kind of ...Read more