Halometasone


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult : Topical As 0.05% cream/oint: Apply as directed.
Dosage Details
Topical/Cutaneous
Corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses
Adult: Apply as a 0.05% cream or ointment on affected areas.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Not to be applied with an occlusive dressing and to large areas of the body. Rosaceae, leg ulcers, long-term topical treatment esp in child.
Special Precautions
Risk of systemic absorption when applied to large areas, broken skin or under occlusive dressings.
Adverse Reactions
Bone disorders; muscle fractures; muscle wasting; Na depletion; hyperglycaemia; impaired tissue repair; susceptibility to infections; menstrual irregularities; hyperhydrosis; skin thinning.
Potentially Fatal: Hypersensitivity reactions.
Action
Description: Halometasone is a topical corticosteroid with glucocorticoid activity. It exhibits anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive effects by inhibiting the release of various cytokines.
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