Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Nov 19, 2020.
Generic name: HALOBETASOL PROPIONATE 0.5mg in 1g
Dosage form: ointment
Halobetasol Propionate Ointment is a super-high potency topical corticosteroid; therefore, treatment should be limited to two weeks, and amounts greater than 50 g/wk should not be used. As with
other corticosteroids, therapy should be discontinued when control is achieved. If no improvement is seen within 2 weeks, reassessment of diagnosis may be necessary.
Halobetasol Propionate Ointment should not be used with occlusive dressings.
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