What is halcinonide topical solution?

Halcinonide topical solution is no longer available in the United States.

Halcinonide topical solution is a prescription medication that is used to reduce the itching, swelling, redness and irritation caused by certain skin conditions, such as dermatitis, eczema, allergies and rashes. Halcinonide topical solution is a type of medication called a topical corticosteroid, and it helps reduce inflammation in the skin. Halcinonide topical solution comes in a squeeze bottle from which it is applied to the skin. Usually, halcinonide topical solution should be applied two or three times a day, or as directed by your doctor. Do not cover the affected area with a bandage or wrap unless your doctor tells you to do so. In general, use halcinonide topical solution 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 topical solution in or near the eyes, nose or mouth. If the medication does get in those areas, rinse with lots of water. Halcinonide is the generic name for the active ingredient used in the brand-name medication Halog Solution. This medication is not currently availalbe in the United States, however, it may be available elsewhere. Talk to your doctor to determine whether halcinonide topical solution is right for you.

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