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May 1977


Arch Dermatol. 1977;113(5):692-695. doi:10.1001/archderm.1977.01640050152041

Halotex (haloprogin) 1% Cream/Solution Caution: Federal law prohibits dispensing without prescription. Description:Halotex cream provides 1% haloprogin in a water-dispersible, semi-solid cream base. Each gram contains 10 mg. haloprogin solubilized in polyethylene glycol 400, polyethylene glycol 4000, diethyl sebacate and polyvinylpyrrolidone. Halotex solution provides 1% (10 mg. per ml.) haloprogin in a homogeneous vehicle of diethyl sebacate and alcohol. Action: Halotex is a synthetic antifungal agent for the treatment of superficial fungal infections of the skin. Indications: Halotex cream and solution are indicated for the topical treatment of tinea pedis, tinea cruris, tinea corporis and tinea manuum due to infection with Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton tonsurans, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, Microsporum canis, and Epidermophyton floccosum. It is also useful in the topical treatment of tinea versicolor due to Malassezia furfur. Contraindications: Halotex preparations are contraindicated in those individuals who have shown hypersensitivity to any of the components. Warning: USAGE IN PREGNANCY—Safety for use in