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.