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halobetasol - topical, Ultravate

GENERIC NAME: HALOBETASOL - TOPICAL (HAL-oh-BAY-ta-sol)

BRAND NAME(S): Ultravate

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USES: This medication is used to treat a variety of skin conditions (e.g., eczema, dermatitis, allergies, rash). Halobetasol reduces the swelling, itching, and redness that can occur in these types of conditions. This medication is a very strong (super-high potency) corticosteroid.

HOW TO USE: Use this medication on the skin only. Do not use it on the face, groin or underarms unless directed to do so by your doctor.Before applying the medication, clean and dry the affected area. Apply a thin film of the medication to the affected area and gently rub in, one to two times daily or as directed by your doctor. Do not wrap, cover or bandage the area unless directed to do so by your doctor. If used in the diaper area on an infant, do not use tight-fitting diapers or plastic pants.After applying the medication, wash your hands unless you are using this medication to treat the hands. If applying this medication near the eyes, avoid getting it in the eyes as this may worsen or cause glaucoma. Also avoid getting this medication in the nose or mouth.Use this medication only for the condition prescribed. Do not use it for longer than two weeks in a row unless directed to do so by your doctor.If your condition worsens or does not improve in 2 weeks, contact your doctor.




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