Halog is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat skin inflammation and itching associated with skin conditions that respond to corticosteroids. Halog is also known by its drug name, Halcinonide.
Halog is a potent corticosteroid. It is believed that Halog works by suppressing immune system activity.
How do I take it?
Prescribing information states that Halog is applied topically to the affected area two or three times a day.
Halog comes in the form of a cream.
The FDA-approved label for Halog lists side effects including burning, itching, irritation, dry skin, skin atrophy (thinning and wrinkling of skin and/or visible depressions), stretch marks, acne, folliculitis (infected hair follicles), excessive hair growth, allergic rashes, and infections.
Rare but serious side effects for corticosteroids include high blood sugar and reversible hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis suppression (a dysfunction of the adrenal system).
For more details about this treatment, visit:
Halog – Sun Pharma
Prescription Topical Treatment – National Eczema Association