food interaction for BETAGEL
alcohol interaction for BETAGEL
pregnancy interaction for BETAGEL
lactation interaction for BETAGEL
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.
SALT INFORMATION for BETAGEL
How it works
Common side effects
Common Dosage for BETAGEL 0.05% GEL
Patients taking BETAGEL 0.05% GEL
- 86%Once A Day
- 7%Alternate Day
- 7%Twice A Day
SUBSTITUTES for BETAGEL
- STERNON 0.05% GEL(20 GM gel in tube)Palsons DermaRs. 2.70/GM of gelRs. 54pay 368% more per GM of gel
- STERNON 0.05% GEL(10 GM gel in tube)Palsons DermaRs. 3.70/GM of gelRs. 37.03pay 541% more per GM of gel
- Dr. Khalid J. FarooquiMBBS, MD, DM
- Dr. Jasjeet Singh WasirMBBS, MD
- Dr. Beena BansalMBBS, MD, DM
- Dr. Ambrish MithalMBBS, MD, DM
- Dr. Sunil Kumar MishraMBBS, MD, DM
Expert advice for BETAGEL
Frequently asked questions for BETAGEL
Q.Is betamethasone cream available as over the counter (OTC) product?
Betamethasone cream is not available as OTC product
Q.Does betamethasone topical lighten skin/ bleach skin?
Betamethasone topical may cause skin pigmentation in few patients. It may lighten or darken the skin color. Do not use betamethasone without doctor's advice
Q.Is betamethasone valerate used for acne/ ringworm?
No. Betamethasone valerate can be used in conditions like eczema (a type of itchy skin rash), atopic dermatitis (inflammation of skin) and psoriasis of the scalp, hands and feet
Q.Does betnesol work in retention edema?
No. Betnesol (i.e. betamethasone) cannot be used in retention edema. On the contrary, it causes the fluid and salt retention thereby adding to the edema problem
Q.Is betamethasone stronger than hydrocortisone?
Betamethasone and hydrocortisone belong to the same class of medications (i.e. corticosteroids) and produce almost similar pharmacological responses. The effect may vary based on the conditions and individual response. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use.