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halcinonide

 [hal-sin´o-nīd]
a synthetic corticosteroid used topically as an antiinflammatory and antipruritic in the treatment of certain dermatoses.

halcinonide

/hal·cin·o·nide/ (hal-sin´ah-nīd) a synthetic corticosteroid used topically as an antiinflammatory and antipruritic.

halcinonide

(hăl-sĭn′ə-nīd′)
n.
An anti-inflammatory corticosteroid used in topical preparations.

halcinonide

[həlsin′ənīd]
a topical glucocorticoid.
indication It is prescribed topically for the treatment of inflammation.
contraindications Viral and fungal diseases of the skin, impaired circulation, or known hypersensitivity to this drug or to steroid medication prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the more serious adverse effects are skin reactions and systemic side effects that result from prolonged or excessive application.

halcinonide

A powerful CORTICOSTEROID drug used for external application. A brand name is Halciderm.

halcinonide (halsin´ənīd),

n brand names: Halog-E, Halog;
drug class: corticosteroid, synthetic topical;
action: interacts with steroid cytoplasmic receptors to induce antiinflammatory actions;
use: inflammation of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.

halcinonide

a topical corticosteroid used in the treatment of skin diseases.
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When a higher-potency topical steroid is desired during a breakthrough episode, halcinonide cream has low allergenicity, a desirable biphasic quick and then delayed release, and good moisturizing and emollient properties, Dr.
Double-blind comparison of halcinonide and betamethasone valerate.
McConnell started the patient on cetirizine 10 mg/day with adjunctive halcinonide ointment applied twice daily when symptoms were severe.
McConnell opted to try the combination of cetirizine 10 mg/day, doxepin 10-30 mg nightly, and halcinonide ointment applied as needed.
He and his colleagues studied the effectiveness and patient acceptance of halcinonide 0.