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BETSALIC MF GEL

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food interaction for BETSALIC MF

alcohol interaction for BETSALIC MF

pregnancy interaction for BETSALIC MF

lactation interaction for BETSALIC MF

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alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Betsalic mf gel 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for BETSALIC MF

Clobetasol(0.05% w/w)

Uses

Clobetasol is used in the treatment of severe allergic reaction, allergic disorders and skin disorders.

How it works

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

Common side effects

Itchy bump, Application site irritation, Burning sensation, Itching
Salicylic Acid(3.00% w/w)

Uses

Salicylic Acid is used in the treatment of acne (pimples).

How it works

Salicylic acid belongs to a class of medication called keratolytics. It works on reducing swelling and redness and thus causing pimples to shrink. It also loosens and softens the dry, scaly skin thus causing it to peel off.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Application site burning, Confusion, Dizziness, Diarrhoea, Shortness of breath, Fatigue, Headache, Hearing loss, Ringing in ear, Skin irritation
Lactic Acid(3.00% w/w)

Uses

Lactic Acid is used in the treatment of nutritional defeciencies.

How it works

Lactic acid belongs to a class of drugs called keratolytics and humectants. It moisturizes and softens skin by dissolving the horny substance (keratin) thereby helping in removal of dead skin cells and aids in hydration of the skin.

Common side effects

Application site tingling, Burning sensation, Skin redness, Irritation
Urea(10.00% w/w)

Uses

Urea is used in the treatment of psoriasis (silvery scaly skin rash), keratoses (abnormal skin growth) and dermatitis (skin rash or irritation).

How it works

Urea, a diamide of carbonic acid, works by dissolving the intercellular matrix (substance found between cells) which results in softening of dry and rough skin.

Common side effects

Skin irritation, Skin redness

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Expert advice for BETSALIC MF

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.

Frequently asked questions for BETSALIC MF

Clobetasol

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

Q.Is clobetasol propionate used for hair loss/ does clobetasol help hair growth?
Clobetasol 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

Q.Does clobetasol propionate cause hair loss / thinning of skin?
Long-term use of steroids may damage your hair or skin. Always follow the advice of your doctor regarding its use

Q.Is clobetasol propionate good for acne/ athlete's foot/ ringworm?
Clobetasol should not be used for conditions like acne, athlete's foot or ringworm. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.

Salicylic Acid

Q.Is salicylic acid good for acne/acne scars/ skin/hair/genital warts/ remove dark spots/exfoliate skin?
Salicylic acid is part of an acne cream/ointment/solution/gel/shampoo/medicated plaster. It is used for curing acne and its scars. It is also used for dandruff problems. It is not used for lightening the skin or exfoliating it. It is not used to cure genital warts

Q.Does salicylic acid work?
Salicylic acid works best if used for an indication at the dose prescribed by the doctor

Q.Does it expire?
Salicylic acid does expire and should not be used beyond the expiry date

Q.How does salicylic acid work?
Salicylic acid is used as part of an acne cream/ointment/solution/gel/shampoo/medicated plaster. It works on reducing swelling and redness and thus causing pimples to shrink. It also loosens and softens the dry, scaly skin thus causing it to peel off.

Lactic Acid

Q.Is lactic acid vegan/strong acid/toxic/dairy/dairy free or present in milk?
Lactic acid is nontoxic weak acid. It is present in milk

Q.Does lactic acid cause fatigue/ muscle soreness/ cramps/ burn fat?
Lactic acid does not cause fatigue, muscle soreness, cramps or burns fat.

Urea

Q.Does urea cause cancer?
No. Urea does not cause cancer.

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Content on this page was last updated on 01 August, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)