Halobetasol / Halobetasol, Salicylic Acid
Halobetasol is a highly potent corticosteroid. Due to its high potency, it is mainly prescribed in the treatment of severe plaque psoriasis and corticosteroid responsive dermatoses. Halobetasol in HALOCREME shows anti-inflammatory, anti-pruritic & vasoconstrictive properties whereas Salicylic Acid acts as keratolytic agents and encourages exfoliation of skin and opening of the plugged follicles.
Halocreme: Halobetasol 0.05w/w ointment
Halocreme-s: Halobetasol 0.05% w/w+ salicylic acid 6% w/w ointment
MODE OF ACTION:
Halobetasol is a steroid which works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) and allergies. Salicylic Acid is a keratolytic medicine which breaks down keratin clumps, removes dead skin cells and softens the skin. It also enhances the absorption of Halobetasol into the skin.
- Lichen planus
- Skin rash
- Lichen simplex
Apply on affected area twice daily
This information is for registered medical practitioner only. Anyone other than medical practitioner should consult medical practitioner before using this product.