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.
Beacon G Ointment is a combination of three medicines: Betamethasone Topical and Gentamicin Topical which treat bacterial skin infections. Betamethasone Topical is a steroid medicine. It blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Gentamicin Topical is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.
Beacon G Ointment 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.
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.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Feb 2018.