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Halobetasol / Tazarotene Topical Dosage

Medically reviewed by Last updated on May 5, 2022.

Applies to the following strengths: 0.01%-0.045%

Usual Adult Dose for Plaque Psoriasis

Apply a thin layer of lotion to the affected area(s) once daily; discontinue therapy when control is achieved

Use: For the topical treatment of plaque psoriasis

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available



Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.


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Other Comments

Administration advice:
-Cover only affected areas and rub in gently.
-If a bath or shower is taken prior to application, the skin should be dry before applying the lotion.
-The total dosage should not exceed approximately 50 g per week because of the potential for the drug to suppress the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis.
-Do not use apply occlusive dressings unless directed by a physician.
-Avoid application on the face, groin, or in the axillae.
-This drug is not for oral, ophthalmic, or intravaginal use.

Storage requirements:
-Store at controlled room temperature (20C to 25C [68F to 77F]; excursions permitted to 15C to 30C [59F to 86F]).
-Do not freeze.

Further information

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