1. Betnovate Cream
Betnovate 0.1% Cream is similar to the naturally occurring steroidal hormones (hydrocortisone/cortisone) produced by the adrenal glands. It is used to treat internal and external swelling associated with diseases like asthma, colitis, arthritis, severe skin allergies etc. It is also used for other conditions like adrenal hormonal insufficiency, certain types of anemia, cerebral edema etc.
2. How To Betnovate Cream Work?
Betnovate Cream is a steroid. It works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy.
3. What is Betnovate Cream?
Betnovate 0.1% Cream belonging to the glucocorticoid class of medication, acts as a steroid. It treats various rheumatic disorders such as systemic lupus erythematous and rheumatoid arthritis. Many skin diseases including psoriasis and dermatitis, allergic conditions such as angioedema and asthma, certain blood disorders, certain eye and skin conditions. Multiple sclerosis, crohn's disease and leukaemia can also be treated with Betnovate 0.1% Cream. It can be administered into the body orally, in the form of an injection or applied as a cream. Being a corticosteroid, it works by decreasing inflammation and modifying the body's immune response to various conditions.
4. How To Take Betnovate Cream?
This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.
5. Instruction for Betnovate Cream
Take Betnovate 0.1% Cream as instructed by the doctor. Your dosage timings, forms, duration and other attributes are subject to vary depending on the condition and hence adherence to the instruction is necessary to ensure safe and effective use of this medicine.
6. Drug interaction of Betnovate Cream
- Ethinyl Estradiol
- BCG vaccine
7. Side Effects of Betnovate Cream
- Blurred vision
- Increased appetite
- Anxiety and nervousness
- Skin itch
- Drying and cracking of skin
- Change in skin color
- Persistent infections
- Irregular menstrual periods
8. Warning of Betnovate Cream
Betnovate Cream is used to treat the redness, swelling, itching, and discomfort of various skin conditions. It should be applied to the affected areas as a thin film two or three times daily, or as advised by your doctor.
Don't use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor. Don't cover the area being treated with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor, as this may increase the risk of side effects.
If you think the area of skin you are treating has become infected you should stop using Betnovate Cream and consult your doctor. Consult your doctor if your skin condition has not improved after 2 weeks of treatment.
9. Precaution of Betnovate Cream
Betnovate Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Betnovate Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
10. Betnovate Cream Dosage
Skip the missed dose and continue with the regularly scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.
Contact a doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Symptoms of overdose may include a headache, dizziness, vomiting, stomach pain, tingling and stinging sensation of the skin etc.
11. Safety information about Betnovate Cream
The information produced here is best of our knowledge and experience and we have tried our best to make it as accurate and up-to-date as possible, but we would like to request that it should not be treated as a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis or treatment.
12. Uses of Betnovate Cream
Betnovate Cream is used in the treatment of allergy symptoms.
13. Storage of Betnovate Cream
Store at normal room temperature. Keep reach out from children and pets. Keep tied container closely after use.
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