Halog Solution

Last updated on RxList: 9/17/2019
Halog Solution Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Last reviewed on RxList 9/17/2019

Halog Solution (halcinonide) is a topical corticosteroid used to treat the inflammation and itching caused by a number of skin conditions such as allergic reactions, eczema, and psoriasis. The brand name Halog Solution is discontinued, but generic versions may be available. Common side effects of Halog Solution (halcinonide) include:L

  • skin itching
  • burning
  • dryness
  • thinning or softening of skin
  • skin rash or irritation around the mouth
  • swollen hair follicles
  • changes in color of treated skin
  • blisters
  • pimples
  • crusting of treated skin
  • acne, or
  • stretch marks

Apply Halog Solution 0.1% to the affected area two to three times daily. Halog Solution may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. Halog Solution may be harmful to a fetus. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment. It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Our Halog Solution (halcinonide) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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Halog Solution Consumer Information

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have:

  • worsening of your skin condition;
  • redness, warmth, swelling, oozing, or severe irritation of any treated skin;
  • high blood sugar--increased thirst, increased urination, dry mouth, fruity breath odor; or
  • possible signs of absorbing this medicine through your skin--weight gain (especially in your face or your upper back and torso), slow wound healing, thinning or discolored skin, increased body hair, muscle weakness, nausea, diarrhea, tiredness, mood changes, menstrual changes, sexual changes.

Common side effects may include:

  • burning, itching, or irritation of treated skin;
  • increased hair growth;
  • white or "pruned" appearance of the skin;
  • rash, pimples; or
  • changes in color of treated skin.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the entire detailed patient monograph for Halog Solution (Halcinonide Topical Solution)

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Halog Solution Professional Information

SIDE EFFECTS

The following local adverse reactions are reported infrequently with topical corticosteroids, but may occur more frequently with the use of occlusive dressings (reactions are listed in an approximate decreasing order of occurrence): burning, itching, irritation, dryness, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentation, perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, maceration of the skin, secondary infection, skin atrophy, striae, and miliaria.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Halog Solution (Halcinonide Topical Solution)

© Halog Solution Patient Information is supplied by Cerner Multum, Inc. and Halog Solution Consumer information is supplied by First Databank, Inc., used under license and subject to their respective copyrights.

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