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Ultravate x ointment

Generic name: halobetasol topical [hal-ohbay-ta-sol]

Brand name: bryhali, lexette, ultravate, ultravate x ointment
Drug class: topical steroids

What is Ultravate x ointment?

Halobetasol can be described as a potent steroid that helps reduce inflammation in the body.

Ultravate ointment x (for the face) is used to combat irritation and itching caused by plaque psoriasis or skin disorders that respond to steroid medications.ultravate x ointment can also be used to treat conditions not mentioned in this medication guide.

Side effects of Ultravate x ointment

Contact a medical professional immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms that indicate an allergic reaction, such as symptoms of hives, difficulty breathing, or swelling of your lips, face, and tongue,

Ultravate x ointment may cause serious side effects. See your doctor immediately if you have:

  • An increase in the severity of your skin conditions;
  • The appearance of redness, warmth oozing, or an extreme irritation on any treated skin
  • Blurred vision blurred vision, tunnel vision, eye pain, or seeing halos around light sources;
  • Blood sugar levels are high—increased thirst, a higher frequency of urine output, dry mouth or breath that smells of fruit
  • Potential signs of absorption of ultravate and x ointment through your skin: weight increase (especially on your face or in your lower back or upper torso) slow healing of wounds, thin or discolored skin, an increase in body hair, muscle weakness, sickness, diarrhea, fatigue, mood swings, and menstrual changes

Common negative side effects associated with ultravate x ointment could be:

  • Burning skin, itching, stinging, or dryness of the treated skin;
  • Itchy in the area where the foam was applied;
  • The appearance of redness or crusting on the hair follicles
  • Stretch marks;
  • Spider veins;
  • Headache
  • Symptoms of the cold, like congestion, sneezing, and a sore throat.

This is not a comprehensive list of possible side effects, and other side effects could occur. Contact your doctor for advice regarding medical adverse effects. You can report any adverse reactions to the fda at 1-800-fda-1088.


Follow the directions on the label of your medication and the package. Inform your healthcare professionals about your allergies, medical conditions, and any other medications you take.

Prior to use this drug

Halobetasol is not a good choice when you are allergic to it.

Inform your doctor if you were ever diagnosed with:

  • Any kind of skin ailment;
  • An allergic reaction to skin medication containing steroids;
  • An adrenal gland disorder
  • The liver condition
  • If you are planning to undergo the procedure,

Steroids can boost levels of glucose (sugar) in the urine or blood. Inform your doctor if you suffer from is not clear if ultravate x ointment could harm an unborn baby. Inform your doctor if you are expecting.

Breastfeeding while taking this medication is not advised. Consult your physician about any potential risks. Should you use halobetasol on your chest, stay clear of areas that might come into contact with the baby's mouth.

Ultravate x ointment is not a product that is approved to be used by children younger than 12 years of age. Some brands or versions of this medication are intended for adults older than 18 years old.children may absorb greater quantities of this medication through the skin and could be more susceptible to adverse negative effects.

How to take Ultravate x ointment?

Follow the directions on the prescription label and go through all medication guides or instructions. Make sure you use the medicine exactly as not consume by mouth. Topical medicines are for use exclusively on your skin. Avoid using it on open wounds, sunburned, scaly, dry, or inflamed skin. Rinse the area with water if this medication is absorbed into your mouth or eyes.

Wash your hands thoroughly before and after using the halobetasol in the event that you are not using this treatment to treat your hands' skin.the shaker should be shaken before each use. Foam prior to each use.spread a small amount of halobetasol on the affected skin and gently rub it into the skin. Don't apply this medication to a large area of your skin unless your physician has advised you to.

Do not cover the affected area with a bandage or other cover-up unless you are advised by your doctor to. Covering the area treated can make it more difficult for medication to be absorbed by your skin and can cause negative consequences.if you're treating the area around your diaper, be sure not to use disposable pants or diapers that are tight-fitting.this medication is designed for use on a short-term basis only (2 weeks and as long as 8 weeks in the case of psoriasis). Follow the doctor's instructions for dosing extremely carefully.

If you take halobetasol in order to treat plaque psoriasis, it is recommended to stop using the medication when your skin's symptoms are under is possible that you will require medical tests to make sure this medication isn't producing negative your physician if your symptoms don't improve or if they become is not recommended to stop taking halobetasol abruptly. Follow your doctor's advice on the tapering of your dose.

Keep it at room temperature, far from heat and moisture. Don't sure to keep ultravate x ointment's foam away from flames and extreme temperatures. The canister could explode if it gets too hot. Avoid burning or puncturing the empty container.

What happens if i miss a dose?

Take the medication as quickly as you are able, but avoid the dose you missed if it is getting close to the time of the next dose. Do not take two doses at once.

What happens if i overdose?

For medical emergencies, seek emergency treatment immediately or call the poison help line at 1-800-222-1222 if you accidentally ingested medicine.

Long-term or high-dose use of ultravate x ointment could cause thin skin, easy bruising, shifts in the body's fat (especially on the neck, face back, waist, and face), a rise in facial hair or acne, menstrual issues, impotence, or a loss of desire to have sexual activity.

What should be avoided?

Do not apply ultravate x ointment to your scalp, face, underarms, or groin.don't use ultravate x ointment for the treatment of any skin problem that has not been evaluated by your physician.

Do not apply other topical steroids to the areas that you treat with halobetasol unless a physician has advised you to.

Interaction with other drugs

The skin care treatment will not be affected by other medicines that you are taking. However, many medications can interfere with each other. Inform your healthcare professionals about all medicines you are taking, such as medications that are prescribed and available over the counter, vitamins, and herbs.