Halobetasol

What is Halobetasol?

Ulobetasol (INN) or halobetasol (USAN) is a corticosteroid used to treat psoriasis. It is a group I corticosteroid under the US classification, the most potent class of such drugs. Halobetasol propionate is usually supplied as a 0.05% topical cream.

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My doctor prescribed Halobetasol, Prop .05% for use on my vagina and rectum area. Is that safe and will I absorb steroids into my body from it?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Can safely use halobetasol propionate cream on the vaginal and rectal area

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for being at healthcaremagic
It is safe to use halobetasol propionate cream on the vaginal and rectal area and you won't absorb too much of it to cause any systemic side effects of...

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I have psoriasis on my leg and have been applying halobetasol propionate 0.05% w/w cream. It subsides for a few days and reappears. Earlier, had the itching and scaling at one part of the leg and now it has appeared on my thighs and other parts.
What can be the cure? Any permanent solution to cure this?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
photograph required

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for the query.
Psoriasis can only be controlled.
There is no permanent cure for this.
There are other medications available like psoralens and calcipotriol.
I can suggest you the best medication after seeing the lesions.
Please...

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i have been diagonised as having lichen planus,by a dermatologist and he had prescribed a topical
steroid cream called as Halobetasol propionate,but this treament is not effective as all the marks
are increasing in my leg and there is severe itching
Pls advise proper medication for the same

doctor1 MD

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1. since Lichen planus is an autoimmune condition thus treatment in Ayurveda is based on Immunomodualtion [Rasayan Chikitsa], and the disease has an overall good prognosis and resolves with post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation.

2. Avoid:curd, salty/spicy/fermented food, bakery items, day time...

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Is 5 mg a day enough to treat Grovers?
I am using;
Halobetasol Propionate cream, 0.05% once a day.
Occasionally Triamcinolone Acetonide cream, 0.1%
Sarna cream 3x a day.
Have used Aveeno moisturizer cream, Hydrocortisone cream
My Dermo. Dr. asked if I wanted a 2nd. opinion, as he has used all the tricks he knows.
XXXXXXX Palmore, YYYY@YYYY

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Kinldy tell the exact medcine and its content

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

Welcome and thanks for posting your query to XXXXXXX

I can understand your concern for the problem of Grover's disease.

You have not mentioned in your query that 5 mg of which drug you are asking for. In terms of...

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iam using halobetesol propionate creaam with combinaton of moyzen for psoriasis treatment.for how many minutes i have to apply to my body iam using halobetasol propionate &salicyclic acid ointmment with combination of moyzen for psoriasis .for how many minutes i have to apply dis creams to my body.my age was 24.

doctor1 MD

Hi!Chandrakumar,
Welcome to HealthacerMagic forum,
these are good creams for psoriasis ..you can use it twice daily on the affected area...and leave it..don't wash it off...
take care,
Dr.chawda

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Hi Doctor,
I have a small patch of hair loss on my left bottom of scalp. I think it is Alopecia Areata.
I had same symptom few years back and had consulted Dr. XXXXXXX - Dermatologist at XXXXXXX He had prescribed medicine and lotion which I was applying on affected area in the scalp.
I have seen the patch again and would like to have medicine and lotion prescribed. Currently I reside in XXXXXXX and unable to contact Dr XXXXXXX who had earlier given remedy.

Thank you Doctor. Iam attaching pic wherein patch can be seen.
Kindly prescribe suitable lotion and medicine as Iam not interested to pursue for any injection.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Remedy for alopecia areata

Detailed Answer:
Hello. Thank you for writing to us

I am dr. kakkar (dermatologist). I have gone through your query and I have noted your concern. I would have preferred if you would have uploaded an image of the affected area in "Reports Section" for...

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can I get Ultravate cream,without prescription ? may I buy the ultravate cream on line?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Can buy online as explained below

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I understand your concern.

Ultravate cream contains a potent steroid Halobetasol.

You can buy it online but it is a bit expensive. Following is a link where can buy:...

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I had a very itchy scaly red rash with blisters on the back of my left leg for two months. Nothing i tried worked. I finally went to the Doctor on 1/10/14. He took a culture test and prescribed HALOBETASOL PROPORTIONATE OINTMENT 0.05%. I have been using this for 7 days and the rI ash looks a lot better. The nurse called today and told me the initial test came back as Bacillus Anthracis. She said they had to send it back for more testing but the Doctor said there would be no need to biopsy it and that almost all of the time the 2nd test comes back negative. Since the Ointment is working , i should be good to go. How does one contact Bacillus Anthracis ? Isn't this another name for Anthrax ? I am a professional person. I do not live on a farm, and I have no pets. I live in a nice house in Rochester, NY. I have a few questions for you: 1) Is this common, 2) Please suggest some ways i could have picked this up, 3) Will the Halobetasol treat this completely and could this rash come back again.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Not a Anthrax infection. Rule out other infections

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
I have gone through your query and understand your concern.
1.How does one contact Bacillus Anthracis ?
Although anthrax affects mainly livestock and wild game, humans can become infected through direct or...

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I m 91 years old and have lost my sense of taste. I take a lot of drugs; e.g., sinemet, metropol, midodrine, cerofolin, atorvastin, zinc,iron, et al. Also, I ve been diagnosed with erosive pustular dermatosis . and have been told there s no cure....

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Hi, l had skin itching on left leg since last 5 years ... Recently I came to know it's related to psoriasis ... I am worrying on this please suggest me right treatment. Currently, it was effected on my right leg to. I am not using any medication...

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Hi Doctor, I have a small patch of hair loss on my left bottom of scalp . I think it is Alopecia Areata . I had same symptom few years back and had consulted Dr. XXXXXXX - Dermatologist at XXXXXXX He had prescribed medicine and lotion which I was...

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sir,
i m from india. I suffering with itching in internal part of penis and foul, rotten like smell in penis since 1 year. penis has gone pink color and remains moist. when open to air , its surface became dry and lossened immediately and . i consulted with doctor who prescribed antibiotic which got worse and more itchy and inflammed with red spot on surface of penis. Also feel inflammed in urinal tract and tip of penis. Is it fungal infection, dermatitis or thrush? I had scalp dermatitis for 5 years which now cured when i applied Halobetasol propionate and salicylic acid cream. Is this infected in penis during bath??? Kindly suggest me what medicine should be taken??

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i have been diagonised as having lichen planus,by a dermatologist and he had prescribed a topical

steroid cream called as Halobetasol propionate,but this treament is not effective as all the marks

are increasing in my leg and there is severe itching

Pls advise proper medication for the same

doctor1 MD

Good morning! Over the past year and a half, I ve been having problems with these red bumps that only seem to appear on the meaty parts ( thigh, stomach, under butt cheek) of my body. I usually never have more then about three scattered ones that flare at a time when the flare up starts. They start as a small red itchy bump( larger than ur normal white head bumps) that appear to have a filled center. It accidentally bursted by scratched or by showering, they then turn into a sore with a black scab. When they turn to sores, they get wider and it takes about two - three weeks to go away. I ve been to numerous doctors that prescribed medications like clobetasol prop .05%, permethrin cream, halobetasol propionate ointment, tetracycline 500mg, erythromycin e.s 400mg, & doxycycline huckster 100mg. One one doctor has even been able to tell me why I m having these bumps but gives me those mess to TRY to stop them. Can anyone here ahead some new light on my problem?

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