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Dr. Neigatha Graney
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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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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

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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

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Ultravate (Definition)

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