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Medicine Overview of Betnovate-N Cream

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Uses of Betamethasone Topical

Betamethasone Topical is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Betamethasone Topical

Common

Skin thinning, Contact dermatitis.

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How to use Betamethasone Topical

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 Betnovate-N Cream works

Betamethasone topical is a topical corticosteroid (anti-inflammatory medicine). It works by reducing redness, itching, and swelling caused by various skin conditions.
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Uses of Neomycin Topical

Neomycin Topical is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Neomycin Topical

Common

Allergic reaction, Itching, Skin redness, Eye infection, Skin rash, Fever.

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How to use Neomycin Topical

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 Betnovate-N Cream works

Neomycin topical is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

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Expert advice for Betamethasone Topical

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.   

Expert advice for Neomycin Topical

  • Avoid direct contact of cream/ ointment with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Inform your doctor if symptoms do not disappear after 7 days of use. 
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to neomycin or any of its ingredients. 
Warnings
Special precautions for Betnovate-N Cream
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Betnovate-N 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
Betnovate-N Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

The baby's skin should not come into direct contact with the treated area of skin. Water-miscible cream/gel is preferred as ointments may expose the baby to harmful effects of Betnovate-N Cream via licking.
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Driving
It is not known whether Betnovate-N Cream alters the abilit
y to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
Betnovate-N Cream is probably safe to use in patients with
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Betnovate-N Cream may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Betnovate-N Cream is probably safe to use in patients with
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Betnovate-N Cream may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Betnovate-N 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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Frequently asked questions for Neomycin Topical

Q. Does neomycin expire?
Yes. The expiry date is provided on the ointment tube
Q. Does neomycin topical cover pseudomonas?
No, neomycin topical is not effective against pseudomonas
Q. Does neomycin contain penicillin?
No, neomycin does not contain penicillin. It belongs to a group of drugs called aminoglycosides
Q. Does neomycin cause tinnitus?
Neomycin is known to cause damage to the ear. One of the symptoms of damage to ear is tinnitus.
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