Halobetasol Propionate Ointment belongs to a group of medicine called steroids. It is used for the treatment of allergic disorders and inflammatory skin conditions. It provides relief from swelling, redness, and itching in the affected area.
Halobetasol Propionate Ointment is only meant for external use and should be used as advised by your doctor. You should normally wash and dry the affected area before applying a thin layer of the medicine evenly on the affected skin.
Use it regularly to get the maximum from it. Avoid any contact with your eyes, nose, or mouth. Rinse it off with plenty of water in case of accidental contact. Avoid covering the treated area with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor.
This medicine may cause burning, irritation, itching, and redness at the site of application. These side effects are temporary and usually go away with time. However, if they persist or worsen, let your doctor know. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctors before using this medicine. It is not recommended for children under 12 years of age.