Betamil 0.05% w/w Cream

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Composition for Betamil 0.05% w/w Cream

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20 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Betamil Cream

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Uses of Betamil Cream

Betamil 0.05% w/w Cream is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Betamil Cream

Common

Skin thinning, Contact dermatitis.

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How to use Betamil 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.

How Betamil Cream works

Betamil 0.05% w/w cream is a topical corticosteroid (anti-inflammatory medicine). It works by reducing redness, itching, and swelling caused by various skin conditions.

In Depth Information on Betamil Cream

Expert advice for Betamil Cream

Tell your doctor if you have diabetes or any type of skin infection.  Do not use the cream on your face repetitively for more than 5 days. Do not use betamethasone topical for more than 2 weeks and inform your doctor if symptoms do not disappear after 2 weeks of use. Do not use a large amount of cream continuously on large areas of the body as it may affect your hormones. Exercise caution when using in children as excessive usage of cream may affect their growth and development.  Avoid direct contact of cream with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention. Do not cover the treated skin area unless indicated by your doctor. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.   
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Warnings
Special precautions for Betamil 0.05% w/w Cream
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Betamil 0.05% w/w 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.
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Lactation
Betamil 0.05% w/w Cream is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Betamil 0.05% w/w Cream alters the a
bility to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
Betamil 0.05% w/w Cream is probably safe to use in patients
with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Betamil 0.05% w/w Cream may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Betamil 0.05% w/w Cream is probably safe to use in patients
with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Betamil 0.05% w/w Cream may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Frequently asked questions for Betamil 0.05% w/w Cream

Frequently asked questions for Betamethasone Topical

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.
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Substitutes for Betamil

No substitutes found for this medicine
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