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Betnovate-S Ointment


Overview

Introduction

Betnovate-S Ointment is a prescription medicine having a combination of medicines that is used to treat eczema and psoriasis. It provides relief from redness, itching and swelling. It removes the dead skin cells and helps in softening the skin.

Betnovate-S Ointment should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Wash your hands before using this medicine. It is advised to check the label for directions before use. It is for external use only.

Do not use this medicine more than the recommended dose. Inform your doctor if you have known allergies from this medicine. The common side effects of this medicine include burning, itching, irritation and redness at the application site.

If these side effects or any other symptoms which you think are because of this medicine persist for a longer duration, please consult your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or are suffering from any other disease. This medicine is safe to use in breastfeeding mothers.

Uses of Betnovate-S Ointment

Side effects of Betnovate-S Ointment

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Betnovate-S

  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Betnovate-S Ointment

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 gently massage the ointment.

How Betnovate-S Ointment works

Betnovate-S Ointment is a combination of two medicines: Betamethasone and Salicylic Acid which treat eczema and psoriasis. Betamethasone is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Salicylic Acid is a keratolytic medicine which breaks down keratin clumps, removes dead skin cells and softens the skin. It also enhances the absorption of Betamethasone into the skin.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Betnovate-S Ointment may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Betnovate-S Ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Betnovate-S Ointment
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References

  1. Malfitan VA. Betamethasone dipropionate and salicylic acid lotion for nonscalp dermatoses. Clin Ther. 1989;5(3):290-8. [Accessed on 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Betamethasone + Salicylic Acid. Merck Sharp & Dohme Limited; 2018. [Accessed 26 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Betamethasone. Uxbridge, Middlesex: Glaxo Wellcome UK Ltd.; 1997 [revised 7 Sep. 2017]. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Salicylic Acid. Huddersfield: Thornton & Ross Ltd.; 1985 [revised 20 Feb 2018]. [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Dr. Annie Besant Road, Mumbai - 400 030
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