Betakem Tablet

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Composition for Betakem NA Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Pregnancy
3.18
₹0.32/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Substitutes for Betakem

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of Betakem Tablet

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Uses of Betakem Tablet

Betakem Tablet is used in the treatment of severe allergic reaction, allergic disorders and skin disorders.
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Side effects of Betakem Tablet

Common

Muscle disorders, Electrolyte imbalance, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Behavioural changes, Increased blood pressure, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract, Increased risk of infection.

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How to use Betakem Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Betakem Tablet at a fixed time.

How Betakem Tablet works

Clobetasol is a highly potent topical corticosteroid. It reduces the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation..

In Depth Information on Betakem Tablet

Expert advice for Betakem Tablet

Always clean the skin before a fresh dressing is put on since the germs can cause infections under warm and moist conditions under dressings.
Make sure you wash your hands after use or wear disposable plastic gloves while applying the cream on someone. Cream should be used on skin externally only.
Treatment beyond 2- 4 consecutive weeks is not recommended, and the total dosage should not exceed 50 g per week.
If your skin problem does not improve in 2 to 4 weeks, talk to your doctor. Do not use in conditions such as
  • Acne
  • Fungal skin infections, eg. athlete's foot, ringworm, candida skin infections.
  • Severe flushing of skin on and around your nose (rosacea).
  • Spotty red rash around your mouth (perioral dermatitis).
  • Infected skin (unless the infection is being treated with an anti-infective medicine at the same time).
  • Itchy skin around the genitals or back passage.
  • Itchy skin which is not inflamed.
  • Nappy rash
  • Widespread plaque psoriasis.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Betakem Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Betakem Tablet 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Betakem Tablet should be used with caution during lactation.
Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
It is not known whether Betakem Tablet alters the ability to
drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Betakem
Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Gli 2mg Tablet, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg/5ml Rediuse Suspension, Azibig 200mg Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Clobetasol, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Betakem NA Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Clobetasol

Betakem is used for discomfort in various scalp and skin conditions; however not used for treatment of hair loss or hair growth. Always consult your doctor regarding its use
Betakem should not be used for conditions like acne, athlete's foot or ringworm. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.
Q. Is clobetasol propionate a steroid/ an antifungal/ OTC?
Clobetasol (also available as Cosvate cream, Cosvate G) is a potent topical corticosteroid used for the treatment of itching, redness, dryness, inflammation, and discomfort of various scalp and skin conditions. It is not an antifungal. It is available only by prescription given by your doctor
Long-term use of steroids may damage your hair or skin. Always follow the advice of your doctor regarding its use
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