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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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High Potency Amcinonide Augmented betamethasone dipropionate Betamethasone dipropionate Desoximetasone Desoximetasone Diflorasone diacetate Fluocinonide Halcinonide Mometasone furoate Triamcinolone acetonide III-IV.
These include fluocinolone acetonide cream (17,)f fluocinolone scalp gel, betamethasone valerate lotion (18,) clobetasol propionate ointment (19,) dexamethasone in a penetration-enhancing vehicle and halcinonide cream (20).
Topical halcinonide in alopecia areata and alopecia totalis.
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.
He and his colleagues studied the effectiveness and patient acceptance of halcinonide 0.
After 28 days of treatment with halcinonide cream, 47% of patients were clear or almost clear, said 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.
At baseline, 40 patients aged 23-85 years were diagnosed with moderate to severe dermatoses, and 83% had psoriasis (2 patients were lost to follow-up) After 28 days of treatment with halcinonide cream, 47% of patients were clear or almost clear, said Dr.