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Halobetasol / Tazarotene Topical Dosage

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on May 15, 2019.

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

Precautions

CONTRAINDICATIONS:
-Pregnancy

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

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

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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