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Halonate

HALONATE
(halobetasol propionate) Ointment, 0.05%

For Dermatological Use Only. Not for Ophthalmic Use.

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Halonate Halobetasol Propionate Ointment, 0.05% contains halobetasol propionate, a synthetic corticosteroid for topical dermatological use. The corticosteroids constitute a class of primarily synthetic steroids used topically as an anti-inflammatory and anti-pruritic agent.

Chemically halobetasol propionate is 21-chloro- 6α, 9-dif luoro-11β,17-dihyd roxy-16β- methylpregna-1,4-diene-3-20-dione, 17-propionate, C25H31CIF2O5. It has the following structural formula:

Halonate (Halobetasol Propionate) Structural Formula Illustration

Halobetasol propionate has the molecular weight of 485 It is a white crystalline powder insoluble in water

Each gram of Halobetasol Propionate Ointment contains 0 5 mg/g of halobetasol propionate in a base of aluminum stearate. beeswax, pentaerythritol cocoate. petrolatum, propylene glycol, sorbitan sesquioleate. and stearyl citrate

Last reviewed on RxList: 8/23/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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