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Habiccor S Oint

By ALEMBIC PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
15g Ointment in Tube
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MRP 188.80
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Medical Description

Habiccor S Ointment is a topical medicine used for the management of plaque psoriasis. Psoriasis is a chronic skin disease that causes red, itchy, scaly patches, most commonly seen on the elbows, trun...
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ContainsSalicylic Acid(3.0 %),Halobetasol / Ulobetasol(0.05 %)
UsesManagement of Plaque Psoriasis.
Side effectsBurning, Itching, Irritation, Redness, or Dryness of the Skin, Allergic Reactions; Burning Sensation at the site of application, Change in Skin Colour.
ClassificationDRUGS FOR PSORIASIS
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Uses of Habiccor S Oint

  • As per CDSCO, Habiccor S Ointment is used to provide relief in plaque psoriasis.

Contraindications of Habiccor S Oint

  • If you are allergic to any component of the Habiccor S Ointment, i.e. Salicylic Acid and Halobetasol.
  • If you have Cushing's syndrome.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Side effects of Habiccor S Oint

  • Burning, Itching, Irritation, Redness, or Dryness of the Skin.
  • Allergic Reactions
  • Burning Sensation at the site of application.
  • Change in Skin Colour.

Precautions and Warnings of Habiccor S Oint

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Habiccor S Ointment during pregnancy?
A:
Habiccor S Ointment is not recommended for use in pregnant women as there is not enough information available to understand its safety in pregnant women. You must consult your doctor before using this ointment.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Habiccor S Ointment while breastfeeding?
A:
Using Habiccor S Ointment while breastfeeding may be unsafe since this medicine can be absorbed via the skin and get excreted in breast milk. You must seek medical consultation to decide whether to discontinue nursing or Habiccor S Ointment.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Habiccor S Ointment?
A:
There are limited studies to explain the effects of Habiccor S Ointment while driving. Please talk to your doctor for more information.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Habiccor S Ointment?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol with Habiccor S Ointment, as it may worsen the symptoms you are taking and decrease the effects of Habiccor S Ointment.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any allergic reactions after taking the Habiccor S Ointment.
  • You are breastfeeding or pregnant.
  • Your symptoms do not get resolved, or your condition worsens.
  • You have long term cardiac, liver, and kidney disease.

Mode of Action of Habiccor S Oint

How Does It Work?

Halobetasol belongs to the topical corticosteroid class of medicine. It has anti-inflammatory, immunosuppressive and anti-mitogenic properties. Habiccor S Ointment contains Salicylic Acid (3%) and Hal...
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Directions for Use of Habiccor S Oint

  • Habiccor S Ointment is for external use only.
  • Apply a thin layer of Habiccor S Ointment over the affected area or as prescribed by the doctor.
  • Apply Habiccor S Ointment onto the infected area only.
  • Avoid contact with eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Until your doctor advises, there is no need to use a dressing or bandage.
  • Wash your hands before and after the application of Habiccor S Ointment.
  • Avoid application of Habiccor S Ointment on damaged or broken skin

Interactions of Habiccor S Oint

Interactions with other medicines

  • Talk to your doctor about what prescription and non-prescription medications, herbal products, and nutritional supplements you’re taking or plan to take as there is a chance of medicine interaction. O...
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Storage and disposal of Habiccor S Oint

Store Habiccor S Ointment cream at room temperature below 25℃. Store it in an airtight container, away from the reach of children and pets. Keep the Habiccor S Ointment away from direct sunlight, heat...
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Dosage of Habiccor S Oint

Overdose

Do not apply Habiccor S Ointment in more than prescribed doses. Generally, there is a lesser risk of acute intoxication with this medicine. If someone swallows it or experiences any adverse effects, s...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose, apply the Habiccor S Ointment just when you remember. Try to adhere and follow the doctor's advice properly.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Zishan Ahmad

Final year MBBS Student

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I apply more Habiccor S Ointment at once to relieve my symptoms quickly?

A: Application of Habiccor S Ointment in large quantities is not advisable. It may get absorbed into the body and worsen your condition or lead to adverse effects.

Q: Can I discontinue applying Habiccor S Ointment on my own after I see improvement in my skin condition?

A: No, you should never stop taking Habiccor S Ointment without consulting your doctor. Abrupt stoppage of Habiccor S Ointment can lead to recurrence of psoriatic symptoms.

Q: Is Habiccor S Ointment safe for children?

A: Habiccor S Ointment is not recommended for children below 12 years because its safety is not well established.
Product Details
Brand
HABICCOR S
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/05/2022
Last Updated on: 18 Apr 2022 | 05:22 PM (IST)
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