Betasone N Eye/Ear Drops


Overview

Uses of Betasone N Eye/Ear Drops

Betasone N Eye/Ear Drops is used in the treatment of Bacterial eye / ear infections.

Betasone N Eye/Ear Drops side effects

Common
  • Application site irritation

How to use Betasone N Eye/Ear Drops

This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Betasone N Eye/Ear Drops works

Betasone N Eye/Ear Drops is a combination of two medicines: Betamethasone and Neomycin. Betamethasone is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the eye/ear red, swollen and itchy. Neomycin is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth in the eye/ear by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Betasone N Eye/Ear Drops related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Betasone N Eye/Ear Drops 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.
Lactation
Betasone N Eye/Ear Drops is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Betasone N Eye/Ear Drops does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Betasone N Eye/Ear Drops
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Betasone N when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop using Betasone N and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Q. What precautions should I take while using Betasone N?
Betasone N should not be used on the face and contact with eyes should be avoided. Do not apply a bandage or dressing on the area being treated, as this will increase absorption of the medicine and increase the risk of side effects. This medicine should only be used for the condition it is prescribed for. Do not use it for any other condition without consulting your doctor. Do not give it to other people even if their condition appears to be the same.
Q. How to use Betasone N?
Betasone N should be used as advised by the doctor or as per the instructions on the label of the medicine. Apply a thin layer of Betasone N to cover the affected areas. The dose would depend on the condition for which it is prescribed. Wash your hands after using Betasone N unless it is used for treating infection of the hands. Avoid any contact with the eyes.
Q. What would happen if I use a higher than the recommended dose of Betasone N and for long periods?
The dosage and duration of using Betasone N should be strictly according to the doctor’s advice. When used in higher doses and for longer periods, this medicine can get absorbed in the blood circulation and cause adrenal suppression and Cushing's syndrome. It can cause weight gain, high blood pressure and rounding of the face. Its application can cause a change in color of skin at the site of application. Veins beneath the skin become visible because of thinning and weakening of the skin. There could be an increased hair growth. If you experience an increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Betasone N?
Keep this medicine in the packet or container it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
Q. What are the contraindications to use Betasone N?
Use of Betasone N is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine. Avoid its use in case of any fungal infections (ringworm or athlete's foot), viral infections (herpes or chickenpox) or for treatment of acne or rosacea. Avoid its use in itchy areas which are not red and around the genitalia and anus. Consult your doctor before using it for any condition.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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