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FLAMMABLE. AVOID FIRE, FLAME OR SMOKING DURING AND IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING APPLICATION. Keep out of reach of children. Contents under pressure. Do not puncture or incinerate container. Do not expose to heat or store at temperatures above 120°F (49°C).

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Stiefel Laboratories, Inc.

Coral Gables, FL 33134


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Lixuq, VersaFoam-HF, VersaFoam-HF & Design, Stiefel, and Stiefel & Design are registered trademarks of Stiefel Laboratories, Inc.

©2009 Stiefel Laboratories, Inc.

Relabeling of "Additional" barcode label by:
Physicians Total Care, Inc.
Tulsa, OK       74146

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Luxíq is a medium potency topical corticosteroid indicated for relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses of the scalp.


There is currently no drug history available for this drug.

Other Information

Luxíq Foam contains betamethasone valerate, USP, a synthetic corticosteroid, for topical dermatologic use. The corticosteroids constitute a class of primarily synthetic steroids used topically as anti-inflammatory agents.

Betamethasone valerate is 9-fluoro11ß,17, 21-trihydroxy-16ß-methylpregna-1, 4-diene-3, 20-dione 17-valerate, with the empirical formula C27H37FO6, a molecular weight of 476.58.The following is the chemical structure:

betamethasone valerate chemical structure

Betamethasone valerate is a white to practically white, odorless crystalline powder, and is practically insoluble in water, freely soluble in acetone and in chloroform, soluble in alcohol, and slightly soluble in benzene and in ether.

Luxíq® (betamethasone valerate) Foam, 0.12%, contains 1.2 mg betamethasone valerate, USP, per gram in a thermolabile hydroethanolic foam vehicle consisting of cetyl alcohol, citric acid, ethanol (60.4%), polysorbate 60, potassium citrate, propylene glycol, purified water, and stearyl alcohol pressurized with a hydrocarbon (propane/butane) propellant.

Luxiq Manufacturers

  • Physicians Total Care, Inc.
    Luxiq (Betamethasone Valerate) Aerosol, Foam [Physicians Total Care, Inc.]
  • Stiefel Laboratories Inc
    Luxiq (Betamethasone Valerate) Aerosol, Foam [Stiefel Laboratories Inc]
  • Prestium Pharma, Inc.
    Luxiq (Betamethasone Valerate) Aerosol, Foam [Prestium Pharma, Inc.]

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