Duobrii (halobetasol propionate and tazarotene) Lotion, 0.01%/0.045%, is a prescription medicine used on the skin (topical) to treat adults with plaque psoriasis. It is not known if Duobrii Lotion is safe and effective in children. Duobrii Lotion is for use on the skin only; do not use it in your mouth, face, eyes, underarms or vagina. Use Duobrii exactly as your healthcare provider tells you to use it. If you shower or bathe before applying Duobrii, your skin should be dry before applying the lotion. Do not bandage, wrap, or cover the treated skin area(s) unless your healthcare provider tells you to. Avoid sunlight, including sunlamps and tanning beds during your treatment with Duobrii. Duobrii can make your skin more sensitive to the sun. You could get severe sunburn. Use sunscreen, and wear a hat and clothes that cover your skin if you have to be in sunlight. If you do get sunburn, do not use Duobrii until your sunburn is healed. Avoid using Duobrii on skin with eczema because it may cause severe irritation.
Canadian Pharmacy King currently offers the brand Duobrii lotion from Canada manufactured by Bausch Health. Duobrii lotion is available in the strength of 0.01 %/0.045 %/100 gm.
The common side effects of Duobrii may include redness, itching, swelling, burning, stinging, application site pain, inflamed hair follicles (folliculitis), thinning of the skin (atrophy), peeling and rash. Call your doctor immediately if you have the following side effects:
• Cushing’s syndrome, a condition that happens when your body is exposed to too much of the hormone cortisol;
• Duobrii can pass through your skin which can cause adrenal glands to stop working;
• Effects of growth and weight in children;
• High blood sugar (hyperglycemia);
• Skin irritation;
• Sensitivity to light and risk of sunburn;
• Vision problems. Duobrii may increase your chance of developing cataract(s) and glaucoma
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please call your doctor if you have any further concerns or questions.
Do not use Duobrii if you are pregnant. Duobrii may cause birth defects if used during pregnancy. Females must not be pregnant when they start using Duobrii or become pregnant during treatment with Duobrii. Begin treatment with Duobrii during a normal menstrual period. Use an effective form of birth control during treatment with Duobrii. Stop using Duobrii and tell your healthcare provider right away if you become pregnant during treatment with Duobrii. Before using Duobrii, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you: have eczema or any other skin problems, have a skin infection, have diabetes, have adrenal gland problems, have liver problems, are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. If you use Duobrii and breastfeed, do not apply Duobrii to your nipple or areola to avoid getting Duobrii into your baby’s mouth. Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your healthcare provider if you take corticosteroids by mouth, or injection, or use other products on your skin that contain corticosteroids. Certain medicines may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight. Ask your healthcare provider for a list of these medicines if you are not sure.