Generic Name : Betamethasone Topical Pronunciation : bay ta meth' a sone Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Inflammatory Agents- Topical ICD Code : Y56.0
India- Betnederm Cream, Betnederm-C Cream, Betnederm-Gm Cream,Betgenta-Z Oint Daivobet Oint, Dipform Cream, Diplene Cream, Diprovate Cream Diprovate Lotion, Diprovate Plus Lotion, Diprovate-Rd Cream, Flunec Crm Cream,Daivobet Oint, Dipform Cream, Diplene Cream, Diprovate Cream, Diprovate Lotion, Diprovate Plus Lotion, Diprovate-Rd Cream, Flunec Crm Cream, Fourderm Cream, Fourderm-Af Cream ,Taf-Gm Crm Cream.
International- Alphatrex, Betaderm, Betamethacot,Betanate,Betatrex,Beta-Val,Del-Beta ,Diprolene, Diprosone,Maxivate, Teladar, Uticort, Valisone. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is a topical corticosteroid, prescribed for certain types of skin disorders. This medication decreases the action of chemicals that causes inflammation, redness and swelling. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
Topical- Skin disorders - As dipropionate (0.05%) or valerate (0.025 or 0.1%): Apply as directed by your physician. How it should be taken :
It comes as a cream, lotion, ointment to apply topically as directed by your physician. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of skin thinning, skin infection, diabetes, increased eye pressure, cataract, circulation disorder, immune disorder, tuberculosis, chickenpox, shingles, measles, positive TB skin test, recently vaccinated, who are taking other medications, any allergy, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
* For external use only; avoid contact with eyes, mouth. Side Effects :
Local - Dry skin, cracking, tightening of skin, pimples, sores, redness, itching, burning, stinging, irritation, increased hair growth, change in skin color and skin infection can rarely occur.
* Wash your hands thoroughly after applying this medication. Storage Conditions :
Store it at room temperature, and keep away from children.
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