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Revised: 5/2017

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
Voalla Ointment 0.12%
 Active ingredient:
Dexamethasone valerate
 Dosage form:
white to faintly yellowish translucent ointment
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is a synthetic adrenocortical hormone agent. It improves skin inflammation.
It is usually used to treat eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis and prurigo.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
  • If you have bacterial skin infection, fungal skin infection, viral skin infection, eczematous external otitis with tympanic membrane perforation, skin ulcer, thermal burn above second-degree or frostbite.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, apply appropriate amount of this medicine on the affected area once to several times daily. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Do not apply the medicine to your eyes.
  • If you miss a dose, apply as soon as possible. Do not apply a double dose to make up for the missed dose.
  • If you accidentally apply more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop applying this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include folliculitis, furuncle, acneform eruption, itch and irritating sensation. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • see a ring around bright light, foggy vision (blurred vision), sensitive to light [ocular hypertension]
  • eye pain, headache, visual acuity reduced [glaucoma]
  • sensitive to light, foggy vision, visual acuity reduced [posterior subcapsular cataract]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from light, heat and moisture.
  • Discard any unused leftover amount. Do not keep it.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.