Ultravate Ointment 0.05% 50g

$92.50

Ultravate Ointment contains halobetasol propionate, a synthetic corticosteroid, as its active ingredient. Corticosteroids mimic the effects of hormones your body produces naturally in your adrenal glands, which are needed to reduce inflammation. The ointment is formulated to be applied directly to the affected skin to relieve discomfort and symptoms associated with specific skin conditions.

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Description

Ultravate Ointment is a topical medication used to treat inflammation and itching caused by certain skin conditions, such as psoriasis and dermatitis. Its active ingredient, halobetasol propionate, is a potent corticosteroid that reduces the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation, redness, and swelling.

Additional information

Usage

Indications:

● Inflammatory Skin Conditions: Ultravate Ointment is indicated to relieve inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses, including psoriasis and chronic atopic dermatitis.

● Psoriasis and Dermatitis: It is specifically designed to treat severe or resistant conditions where less potent corticosteroids might not be effective.

Administration Guidelines

Dosage:

● The amount of Ultravate Ointment to be applied will vary depending on the size of the affected area. It should be applied in a thin layer to the affected skin areas twice daily and gently rubbed in.

Method of Administration:

● Topical Ointment: Directly apply the ointment to the affected area as a healthcare provider prescribes.

Dosage Form:

● Available as an ointment for topical use. The concentration of halobetasol propionate in Ultravate Ointment is typically 0.05%.

Safety Preclusions

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding:

● The safety of Ultravate Ointment during pregnancy and breastfeeding is not established. It should be used only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus or nursing infant.

Drug Interactions:

● There may be specific drugs that can interact with halobetasol propionate. It's important to inform healthcare providers about all medications being used, including over-the-counter drugs and herbal supplements.

Side Effects

Indications:

● Inflammatory Skin Conditions: Ultravate Ointment is indicated to relieve inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses, including psoriasis and chronic atopic dermatitis.

● Psoriasis and Dermatitis: It is specifically designed to treat severe or resistant conditions where less potent corticosteroids might not be effective.

Administration Guidelines

Dosage:

● The amount of Ultravate Ointment to be applied will vary depending on the size of the affected area. It should be applied in a thin layer to the affected skin areas twice daily and gently rubbed in.

Method of Administration:

● Topical Ointment: Directly apply the ointment to the affected area as a healthcare provider prescribes.

Dosage Form:

● Available as an ointment for topical use. The concentration of halobetasol propionate in Ultravate Ointment is typically 0.05%.

Safety Preclusions

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding:

● The safety of Ultravate Ointment during pregnancy and breastfeeding is not established. It should be used only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus or nursing infant.

Drug Interactions:

● There may be specific drugs that can interact with halobetasol propionate. It's important to inform healthcare providers about all medications being used, including over-the-counter drugs and herbal supplements.

Storage

● Store Ultravate Ointment at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze. Keep the ointment out of the reach of children and pets.

Special Precautions

● Before using Ultravate Ointment, patients should discuss their medical history with their healthcare provider, particularly any history of poor blood circulation, immune system problems, or certain skin conditions.

● Patients should use Ultravate Ointment only on the skin areas their doctor prescribes, avoiding contact with the eyes, mouth, or open wounds.

● Regular follow-ups with a healthcare provider are recommended to monitor for adverse effects and ensure effective treatment.

● Patients should be aware of the risks associated with long-term use of potent corticosteroids and should discuss any concerns with their healthcare provider.

Overdose

● An overdose of Ultravate Ointment is unlikely to occur from topical application. However, long-term or excessive use can lead to skin thinning and systemic effects. If ingestion is suspected, or in the case of adverse effects from overuse, seek immediate medical attention.

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