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ULTRAVATE lotion is indicated for the topical treatment of plaque psoriasis in patients eighteen (18) years of age and older.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Apply a thin layer of ULTRAVATE lotion to the affected skin twice daily for up to two weeks. Rub in gently.
Discontinue therapy when control is achieved. If no improvement is seen within two weeks, reassessment of diagnosis may be necessary.
Treatment beyond two weeks is not recommended and the total dosage should not exceed 50 grams (50 mL) per week because of the potential for the drug to suppress the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS]. Do not use with occlusive dressings unless directed by a physician.
ULTRAVATE lotion is for external use only.
Avoid use on the face, scalp, groin, or axillae.
ULTRAVATE lotion is not for ophthalmic, oral, or intravaginal use.
Dosage Forms And Strengths
ULTRAVATE (halobetasol propionate) lotion, 0.05% is a white to off-white lotion. Each gram of ULTRAVATE lotion contains 0.5 mg of halobetasol propionate.
Storage And Handling
ULTRAVATE lotion, 0.05 % is white to off-white lotion. It is supplied in an oval tapered white high-density polyethylene bottle with a white polypropylene disc cap. Each bottle contains 60 mL (59 g) of ULTRAVATE lotion.
NDC 10631-122-04 60 mL (59g) bottle
Store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15°C and 30°C (59°F to 86°F) [see USP Controlled Room Temperature]. Do not freeze.
Manufactured for Ranbaxy Laboratories, Inc., Jacksonville, FL 32257 By: Ferndale Laboratories, Inc., Ferndale MI 48220. Revised: Nov 2015This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 11/23/2015
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