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Halobetasol (Halobetasol Propionate Topical) - Side Effects and Adverse Reactions

 
 



ADVERSE REACTIONS

In controlled clinical trials, the most frequent adverse events reported for halobetasol propionate cream, 0.05% included stinging, burning or itching in 4.4% of the patients. Less frequently reported adverse reactions were dry skin, erythema, skin atrophy, leukoderma, vesicles and rash.

The following additional local adverse reactions are reported infrequently with topical corticosteroids, and they may occur more frequently with high potency corticosteroids, such as halobetasol propionate cream, 0.05%. These reactions are listed in an approximate decreasing order of occurrence: folliculitis, hypertrichosis, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentation, perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, secondary infection, striae and miliaria.

Drug label data at the top of this Page last updated: 2011-01-21

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