Concise Prescribing Info
Corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult: Topical As 0.1% cream/oint: Apply onto affected area(s) bid to tid.
Primary infectious (viral, fungal, bacterial) ulcers, hypersensitivity, acne vulgaris.
Special Precautions
Neonates, childn, elderly, hepatic failure. Not to be applied over large areas under occlusive dressings. Caution when applied to areas of broken skin. Pregnancy, lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Prolonged application causes epidermal thinning, contact dermatitis, perioral dermatitis, papular disorder, mild depigmentation; telangiectasia, striae (especially face and flexures). Application on eyelids and surrounding skin can raise intraocular pressure, cataracts, glaucoma, corneal ulcers and raised intracranial pressure. Systemic absorption with adrenal suppression may be seen when applied to large areas, when skin is broken or under occlusive dressing.
Potentially Fatal: HPA suppression; suppression of immune system.
ATC Classification
D07AD02 - halcinonide ; Belongs to the class of very potent (group IV) corticosteroids. Used in the treatment of dermatological diseases.
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