Halobetasol Propionate Topical Ointment 0.05pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Halobetasol Propionate: Topical ointment (0.05%)

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Halobetasol 0.05% Oint
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Halobetasol 0.05% Oint
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Halobetasol 0.05% Oint
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Halobetasol 0.05% Oint

What is this Medicine?

HALOBETASOL (hal oh BAY ta sol) is a corticosteroid. It is used on the skin to reduce swelling, redness, and itching due to certain skin conditions.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Ultravate: Topical ointment (0.05%)
CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Halobetasol Propionate: Topical ointment(0.05%)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Halobetasol Propionate 0.05% Topical Ointment

NDC: 458020131
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved





Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Alopecia, Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma (CTCL), Urticaria, Pruritus, Contact Dermatitis, Discoid Lupus Erythematosus, Eczema, Keloids, Rhus Dermatitis, Pompholyx, Prurigo, Atopic Dermatitis, Lichen Planus, Dermatitis, Granuloma Annulare, Pityriasis Rosea, Lichen Simplex, Psoriasis, Lichen Striatus, Mycosis Fungoides, Exfoliative Dermatitis, Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Halobetasol Propionate 0.05% Topical Ointment

Reported Side Effects for Halobetasol Propionate 0.05% Topical Ointment

Headache Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
<4.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Dry Skin Incidence:
<4.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Unusual Skin Lightening Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sore Throat Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Flu Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Spider Veins Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Thinning Of Skin Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Irritation Incidence:
1.6-4.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
First Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Second Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Third Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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