What is halcinonide cream with emollients?

Halcinonide cream with emollients is a prescription medication that is used to reduce itching, swelling, redness and irritation caused by certain skin conditions. It also helps to moisturize and soften skin. Halcinonide cream with emollients may be used for dermatitis, eczema, allergies and rashes. Halcinonide cream is a type of medication called a topical corticosteroid. Use halcinonide cream with emollients exactly as prescribed by your doctor; using it for longer than recommended may increase the risk for serious side effects. Make sure you do not get halcinonide cream with emollients in or near the eyes, nose or mouth. If it does get in those areas, rinse with lots of water. Halcinonide cream with emollients are the active ingredients used in the brand-name medication Halog-E, which is different from regular Halog because it contains emollient ingredients that soften and moisturize skin. Halog-E is not currently available in the United States, however, it may be available elsewhere. Talk to your doctor to determine whether halcinonide cream with emollients is right for you.

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