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Doctor insights on: Halobetasol Propionate Medication

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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. Katharine Cox
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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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Can halobetasol propionate ointment be used on the penis?

Can halobetasol propionate ointment be used on the penis?

Very: Strong steroids should not be used on any thin skin, especially the head and neck and the private areas. ...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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Are there any over-the-counter medications similar to clobetasol propionate for excema?

Are there any over-the-counter medications similar to clobetasol propionate for excema?

Nothing that strong: Clobetasol is a very potent topical steroid and can cause atrophy of the skin if overused, so it and medications of similar strength need to be supervised and prescribed by your physician. ...Read more

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What's use of ultravate ointment 0.005%?

What's 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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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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I've been having eczema for almost a year. Should I see another doctor? Is it possible to get rid of it? It started last summer on one foot. My dermatologist prescribed ultravate, which worked for a while. Then, my other foot started to get itchy and then

I've been having eczema for almost a year. Should I see another doctor? Is it possible to get rid of it? It started last summer on one foot. My dermatologist prescribed ultravate, which worked for a while. Then, my other foot started to get itchy and then

There are many new: Products out for eczema and more on the horizon. If your eczema isn't under good control and your doctor can't seem to help, consider a second opinion. Bleach baths are a great addition ...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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Compare monotherapy fluticasone propionate and fexofenadine?

Compare monotherapy fluticasone propionate and fexofenadine?

Very different: Nasal steroids such as fluticasone work best for nasal congestion and sinus inflammation, while antihistamines such as fexofenadine work better for itching and sneezing. Typically, if you're going to use only one medication, you'll do better with fluticasone than fexofenadine. ...Read more

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What is "testolic testosterone propionate 100mg" side effects?

What is "testolic testosterone propionate 100mg" side effects?

Same as any T: Testosterone propionate is a water-based medication injected daily while t cypionate & t enanthate are oil-based injected weekly or so. Of course brand name testosterone gels/creams/lotions, patches & gums are used daily, too. All have similar side effects eg change in mood for worse, oily skin, acne, hair loss, prostate enlargement, gynecomastia, infertility & more. Use only under close supervisi. ...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

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Will clobetasol propionate help with male jock itch?

Will clobetasol propionate help with male jock itch?

Not a good treatment: "Jock itch" is not a diagnosis. There are dozens of possible causes for genital itch. Begin with a specific definition of the cause. Successful treatment flows from that. Clobetasol, as a super-potent steroid, is prone to cause ugly, annoying purple streaks and thin, wrinkled skin when used on the genital skin. Avoid use in this area for more than a few days. ...Read more

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Is clobetasol propionate ointment good for psoriasis?

Is clobetasol propionate ointment good for psoriasis?

Yes but you needmore: This is certainly a good steroid but your dermatologist will be able to suggest a variety of other options. ...Read more

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Clobetasol propionate ointment is good for bug bites?

Clobetasol propionate ointment is good for bug bites?

Yes, though strong: Try not to use for long periods; it is a strong potentcy steroid and ointments tend to accentuate strength. ...Read more

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Can you use clobetasol propionate cream. 05% on a baby?

Can you use clobetasol propionate cream. 05% on a baby?

Steroid cream: Clobetasol is a very potent cream that can cause bad side effects even in adults. Please do not use it on an infant or young child. Hydrocortisone is much safer to use on a young child's skin. ...Read more

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How long does fluticasone propionate cream take to work?

How long does fluticasone propionate cream take to work?

A day or so: Topical steroids typically have an effect within a day or so depending upon the condition being treated and the severity. ...Read more

Dr. Jerome Zacks
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