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Ultravex 0.05% W/W Cream

Manufacturer: Dr Reddy s Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Halobetasol
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Ultravex 0.05% W/W Cream is a strong corticosteroid. This medication is available as a cream, ointment and lotion to apply topically on the skin. This medication treats inflammation and itchiness caused by skin conditions. It functions by reducing the inflammation.

On using Ultravex 0.05% W/W Cream you may experience side effects such as itchiness, dryness, redness, burning and stinging sensation, stretch marks, increased hair growth, folliculitis, hives, warm skin, acne and skin discoloration. Should the reactions persist or become more severe over time contact your health care provider as soon as possible.

Before using this medication tell your doctor if: you are allergic to any ingredient contained within Ultravex 0.05% W/W Cream, you are taking prednisone or any other prescription or non-prescription drugs, you have an allergy towards any foods, medicines or substances, you have any skin infections, you have recently had a vaccination and you are pregnant or are nursing a baby.

The dosage for Ultravex 0.05% W/W Cream should be prescribed by your doctor based on your age, medical history and condition. However, the usual dose is about 0.05% that needs to be applied in a small amount on the affected area and very gently rub. Before application wash your hands well.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Dermatologist before using this medicine.

  • Skin irritation.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    No interaction found
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Helact s ointment may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Helact s ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

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Ultravex 0.05% W/W Cream acts by the induction of lipocortins which are phospholipase A2 inhibitory proteins. Inhibition of these proteins inhibits the release of arachidonic acid, which is a common precursor of inflammation mediators like prostaglandins and leukotrienes.

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