Habiccor Ointment 10gm

Skin Infections Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

HABICCOR OINTMENT contains Halobetasol which belongs to a group of medicines called Topical Corticosteroids. HABICCOR OINTMENT is used to provide relief from inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid responsive dermatoses which is a skin disorder classified into three types namely, scalp psoriasis (skin disorder), eczema (skin inflammation), and atopic dermatitis (itchy inflamed skin) which is characterized by symptoms such as itchy scalp, and red itchy skin as a response to a corticosteroid treatment.

Avoid applying HABICCOR OINTMENT, if you are allergic to Halobetasol, have rosacea (condition marked by small, red, pus-filled bumps on face), or perioral dermatitis (red rash around the mouth).

Before applying HABICCOR OINTMENT, inform your doctor if you have concomitant skin infections (infections caused by parasites).

HABICCOR OINTMENT should be used with caution in pregnant and breastfeeding women only if it is necessary. Consult your doctor for advice.

HABICCOR OINTMENT is not recommended for use in children and adolescents (less than 12 years of age). Consult your doctor for advice.

The most common side effects of applying HABICCOR OINTMENT are stinging and burning sensation, itching, folliculitis (inflammation of hair follicles), hypertrichosis (excessive hair growth), allergic contact dermatitis (red itchy rash), secondary infection, and stretch marks. Contact your doctor if any of the symptoms worsen.

USES OF HABICCOR OINTMENT

  • Used to provide relief from inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid responsive dermatoses

HOW HABICCOR OINTMENT WORKS

HABICCOR OINTMENT works by the induction of lipocortins (inflammatory enzyme) that results in the decreased biosynthesis of prostaglandins and leukotrienes (potent mediators of inflammation) which prevents the release of arachidonic acid (hormone responsible for inflammatory process in the skin) thus providing relief from the inflammation, redness, and itching sensation.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Apply HABICCOR OINTMENT as directed by your doctor. It is for external use only. Wash your hands before and after use to ensure hygiene is maintained. Your doctor will decide the right dose depends upon the severity of the condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF HABICCOR OINTMENT

COMMON

  • stinging and burning sensation
  • itching
  • folliculitis (inflammation of hair follicles)
  • hypertrichosis (excessive hair growth)
  • acneiform eruptions (skin lesions)
  • hypopigmentation (loss of skin color)
  • perioral dermatitis (red rash around mouth)
  • allergic contact dermatitis (red itchy rash)
  • secondary infection
  • stretch marks
  • miliaria (heat rash)

UNCOMMON

  • dry skin
  • erythema
  • skin atrophy (thin skin)
  • leukoderma (loss of skin color)
  • vesicles (thin walled fluid with sac in skin)
  • pustule (pus filled lesions of skin)
  • pimple
  • telangiectasia (small-widened blood vessels on skin)

RARE

Stop applying HABICCOR OINTMENT and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • signs of allergic contact dermatitis such as red rash, severe itching, dry, cracked, and scaly skin

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Dry skin:

Try moisturizing your skin with an ointment, cream, or lotion 2 or 3 times a day, or as often as needed. Moisturizers help to keep the area moisture, so they work best on damp skin. After you bathe, pat your skin dry then apply your moisturizer. Try to avoid using skin care products and soaps that contain alcohol, fragrances, dyes, or other chemicals.

Itchy skin:

 Try to pat or tap your skin instead of scratching it. Hold a damp towel to cool your skin. Wear loose clothing and avoid tight clothes, or clothes made from wool or synthetic fabrics. Avoid using perfumed soaps, deodorants or moisturizers and use skin softeners regularly.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

HABICCOR OINTMENT should be used with caution in pregnant women only if it is clearly advised by your doctor. Consult your doctor before applying HABICCOR OINTMENT.

BREASTFEEDING

HABICCOR OINTMENT should be used with caution in breastfeeding women only if clearly advised by your doctor. Consult your doctor before applying HABICCOR OINTMENT.

KIDNEY

HABICCOR OINTMENT should be used with caution in patients with kidney problems. Consult your doctor before applying HABICCOR OINTMENT.

LIVER

HABICCOR OINTMENT should be used with caution in patients with liver problems. Consult your doctor before applying HABICCOR OINTMENT.

ALLERGY

Do not use HABICCOR OINTMENT if you are allergic to Halobetasol  or any other ingredients in the medicine. Consult your doctor before applying HABICCOR OINTMENT.

OTHERS

HABICCOR OINTMENT is not recommended for use if you:

  • have rosacea  
  • have perioral dermatitis  

Before applying HABICCOR OINTMENT, inform your doctor if you have:

  • concomitant skin infections (infections caused by parasites)

Use in pediatrics:

HABICCOR OINTMENT is not recommended for use in children and adolescents (less than 12 years of age). Consult your doctor before applying HABICCOR OINTMENT

Use in geriatrics:

HABICCOR OINTMENT should be used with caution in elderly patients. Consult your doctor before applying HABICCOR OINTMENT.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug Interactions:

Before applying HABICCOR OINTMENT, inform your doctor, if you are taking any of the prescription, non-prescription and herbal supplements.

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally uses too much HABICCOR OINTMENT, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Halobetasol
Pharmacological Category :   Topical Corticosteroids
Therapeutic Indication :   Corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses
Dosage Forms :   Cream, Ointment, Lotion, Gel

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep the medicine out of reach in children
  • Store at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT HABICCOR OINTMENT

What HABICCOR OINTMENT is used for?

HABICCOR OINTMENT is used to provide relief from inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid responsive dermatoses which is a skin disorder classified into three types namely, scalp psoriasis (skin disorder), eczema (skin inflammation), and atopic dermatitis (itchy inflamed skin) which is characterized by symptoms such as itchy scalp, and red itchy skin as a response to a corticosteroid treatment.

How HABICCOR OINTMENT is applied on the affected site?

Apply HABICCOR OINTMENT as directed by your doctor. It is for external use only. Wash your hands before and after use to ensure hygiene is maintained. Your doctor will decide the duration of treatment depending upon the severity of the condition.

What are the side effects of HABICCOR OINTMENT?

The most common side effects of applying HABICCOR OINTMENT are stinging and burning sensation, itching, folliculitis (inflammation of hair follicles), hypertrichosis (excessive hair growth), allergic contact dermatitis (red itchy rash), secondary infection, and stretch marks. Contact your doctor if any of the symptoms worsen.

Is HABICCOR OINTMENT safe to use in children?

HABICCOR OINTMENT is not recommended for use in children and adolescents (less than 12 years of age). Consult your doctor before applying HABICCOR OINTMENT.

Can HABICCOR OINTMENT be bought as over the counter drug?

No, HABICCOR OINTMENT should be bought only through prescription. It is a corticosteroid which suppresses your immunity and may cause certain side effects which should be regularly evaluated by your doctor.

REFERENCES

1. Constance G Visovsky, Cheryl H Zambroski, Rebecca M. Lutz. Integumentary System Medications. Edmunds' Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider - E-Book. 2022. Page – 34.

2. Nardin Awad; Charles V. Preuss. Halobetasol Cream. NIH National Library of Medicine. National Center for Biotechnology Information. StatPearls. March 2022 [Accessed on 11th June 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK544234/

3. Halobetasol Lotion, Cream and Ointment Monograph. Pharmacy Benefits Management Services. [Revised in October 2016] [Accessed on 11th June 2022] https://www.pbm.va.gov/PBM/clinicalguidance/drugmonographs/Halobetasol_ULTRAVATE_Lotion_Cream_Ointment_Monograph.pdf

4. HALOBETASOL PROPIONATE cream. DailyMed. NIH U.S. National Library of Medicine. February 2021. [Accessed on 11th June 2022] https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=511a33bb-3f21-4ee6-b63c-dc616047329f

5. HALOBETASOL PROPIONATE ointment. DailyMed. NIH U.S. National Library of Medicine. November 2021. [Accessed on 11th June 2022] https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=f12ff257-dd77-4f9c-97c4-339784772d9f

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Shelf Life
    24 months
    Item Weight
    20 g
    Ingredient
    HALOBETASOL PROPIONATE 0.05%W/W
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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Habiccor Ointment 10gm

Habiccor Ointment 10gm Mkt: Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd

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