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Beacon G Ointment

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Beacon G Ointment

Beacon G Ointment side effects

Common
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Beacon G Ointment

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 gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Beacon G Ointment works

Beacon G Ointment is a combination of two medicines: Betamethasone and Gentamicin. Betamethasone is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Gentamicin is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth on the skin by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Beacon G Ointment related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Beacon G Ointment may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Beacon G Ointment is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Beacon G Ointment is used for the treatment of bacterial skin infections.
  • It should be applied to the affected areas as a thin film, two or three times daily, or as advised by your doctor.
  • Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor. 
  • Do not apply it to broken skin and avoid getting it in your eyes, nose or mouth. 
  • Do not 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.
  • It may cause temporary burning, itching or a redness at application site. This is usually mild. Consult your doctor if you experience a more severe reaction.
  • Inform your doctor if your skin problem hasn't improved after seven days of treatment.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Beacon G

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I went through surgery on 24 aug 2015 regarding PERINAL ABSCESS. It took approx 7 months after surgery to recover but still bond between skin was not formed. Due to the skin getting seperated even after joining the suggested me to the clean the skin cells so that fine bond can be obtained between the skin. During surgery for the 2nd time found FISTULA that surgery that took place on 9 june 2016. Dressing is going on continously . The said that fistula is known for its recurrences. So can any preventive measures can be taken in order to avoid its recurrence. Thanking you in advance.
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
Sexologist
Consult g i surgeon
Pimples on face, dandruff, dry skin
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Wash your face 3-4 times a dood luife style, aay, Take Neem ghan vati 2 tab twice, manjisth bvati 2 tab twice, Apply purodil ointment. Follow gmassage your face with kumkumadi oil
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References
  1. Betamethasone valerate. Uxbridge, Middlesex: GlaxoSmithKline UK; 1997 [revised 7 Sep. 2017]. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Medscape. Gentamicin. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Betamethasone. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. ScienceDirect. Gentamicin. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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