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INTRODUCTION

HALOTOP S LOTION is a combination of Halobetasol and Salicylic acid which belongs to the group of medicines called Corticosteroids and Keratolytic agents respectively. It is used to treat eczema, psoriasis. This medicine is also used to treat dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis and inflammatory dermatoses.

Eczema is a skin inflammatory disorder characterized by red and itchy rashes. The utmost common cause of eczema is allergies. Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease of the skin that is characterized by red, itchy, and scaly rashes.

HALOTOP S LOTION should not be used on the face, groin, or in axillae. HALOTOP S LOTION is not recommended to use in patients who have rosacea or perioral dermatitis.

HALOTOP S LOTION should be used with caution among pregnant and breastfeeding women. HALOTOP S LOTION is not recommended to use in children and adolescents under 12 years of age and it should be used with caution in elderly patients.

The most common side effect of this medicine is thinning of skin, dry skin, and application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching, and redness). Consult your doctor if the above side effects worsen. Avoid applying this medicine around your eyes, including your eyelids.

USES OF HALOTOP S LOTION

It is used to treat:

  • eczema
  • psoriasis

HOW HALOTOP S LOTION WORKS

HALOTOP S LOTION is a combination of Halobetasol and Salicylic acid. Halobetasol is a steroid which works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen, and itchy. Salicylic acid works by breaking down keratin clumps, removing dead skin cells, and softening the skin. It also increases the absorption of halobetasol into the skin.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Apply HALOTOP S LOTION as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. Apply a thin layer of HALOTOP S LOTION to the affected area. Treated areas on the face should not be covered with a plaster or bandage. Your doctor will decide the right dose, and duration depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF HALOTOP S LOTION

COMMON

  • thinning of the skin
  • dry skin
  • application site reaction (burning, irritation, itching, and redness)

RARE

Stop using HALOTOP S LOTION and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • allergic reactions (signs include dry skin and skin irritation)
  • dizziness, deafness, and hearing disturbance

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

HALOTOP S LOTION should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor for advice before using.

BREASTFEEDING

HALOTOP S LOTION should be used with caution in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor for advice before using.

ALLERGY

Do not use if you are allergic to Halobetasol, Salicylic acid, or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

Before using HALOTOP S LOTION, inform your doctor if you:

  • have Cushing’s syndrome
  • have hyperglycemia
  • have glucosuria

Use in pediatrics:

HALOTOP S LOTION is generally not recommended to use in children and adolescents (below 12 years of age). Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use in geriatrics:

In elderly patients, HALOTOP S LOTION should be used with caution. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before using HALOTOP S LOTION, inform your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken or might take any other medicines including medicines taken without prescription and herbal preparations.

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally apply too much or a small quantity of the HALOTOP S LOTION is accidentally swallowed, it is unlikely to cause any harm. If a larger quantity of the HALOTOP S LOTION is accidentally swallowed consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Halobetasol, Salicylic Acid
Pharmacological Category :   Corticosteroids, Keratolytic agents
Therapeutic Indication :   Treats Skin conditions
Dosage Forms :   Cream, Lotion, Ointment

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT HALOTOP S LOTION

Is HALOTOP S LOTION safe to use in elder patients?

The safety and efficacy of HALOTOP S LOTION have shown no difference in young and elderly patients. So, [GBNKYWORD] can be given to treat eczema and psoriasis in elderly patients.

Can I use HALOTOP S LOTION on the scalp?

HALOTOP S LOTION should not be used on the face, scalp, underarms, or groin area. Do not apply the HALOTOP S LOTION in and around your eyes. If the HALOTOP S LOTION accidentally gets into your eyes, nose, mouth, or genitals, rinse with water thoroughly.

Does HALOTOP S LOTION can be used in diaper rash?

HALOTOP S LOTION should not be used to treat diaper rash. It is generally not recommended for use in children and adolescents under 12 years of age as children can absorb more amounts of medicine through the skin resulting in skin atrophy (thinning of the skin) or other side effects.

Is HALOTOP S LOTION contains steroid?

HALOTOP S LOTION contains Halobetasol which is a steroid medicine that works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen, and itchy.

REFERENCES

1. R. Torsekar and Manjyot M. Gautam. Topical Therapies in Psoriasis. Indian Dermatology online journal. July 2017. [Accessed on 14th June 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5518573/

2. Nardin Awad; Charles V. Preuss. Halobetasol Cream. National Library of Medicine. March 2022. [Accessed on 14th June 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK544234/

3. Tasleem Arif. Salicylic acid as a peeling agent: a comprehensive review Journal of Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology. August 2015. [Accessed on 14th June 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4554394/

4. Padagis Israel Pharmaceuticals Ltd. dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. Revised in November 2021. [Accessed on 14th June 2022] https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/fda/fdaDrugXsl.cfm?setid=df26430c-8182-4d03-a254-06d913de4c95&type=display#i4i_pediatric_use_id_pediatric

5. Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited. patentimages.storage.googleapis.com. October 2007. [Accessed on 14th June 2022] https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/2b/c6/86/92358604744210/WO2009084020A2.pdf

6. Thornton and Ross Ltd. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in June 2019] [Accessed on 14th June 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.4961.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Shelf Life
    24 months
    Item Weight
    60 g
    Ingredient
    HALOBETASOL PROPIONATE 0.05 %+SALICYCLIC ACID 3 %
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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Halotop S Lotion 50ml

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