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Betzee Cream


Overview

Introduction

Betzee Cream belongs to a group of medicines called steroid. It is used to treat allergic conditions. It relieves inflammation, itching, and redness of various skin disorders. It works by preventing the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.

Betzee Cream is only meant for external use and should be used as advised by your doctor. You should normally wash and dry the affected area before applying a thin layer of the medicine. Avoid any contact with your eyes, nose or mouth. Rinse it off with plenty of water if you accidentally get it in these areas. Avoid covering the treated area with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor.

Using of the medicine may cause burning sensation and irritation at the site of application. These are temporary and usually go away with time. However, if they persist or worsen, let your doctor know.

Uses of Betzee Cream

Side effects of Betzee Cream

Common
  • Skin irritation

How to use Betzee 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 Betzee Cream works

Betzee Cream is a steroid. It works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Betzee Cream 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
Betzee Cream 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

What if you forget to take Betzee Cream?

If you miss a dose of Betzee Cream, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • Betzee Cream is used to treat the redness, swelling, itching, and discomfort of various skin conditions.
  • It should be applied to the affected areas as a thin film two or three times daily, or as advised by your doctor.
  • Don't use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Don't cover the area being treated with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor, as this may increase the risk of side effects.
  • If you think the area of skin you are treating has become infected you should stop using Betzee Cream and consult your doctor.
  • Consult your doctor if your skin condition has not improved after 2 weeks of treatment. 
  • It can be taken with or without food, but try to have it at same time every day.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Betzee with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose, Abacus, Disorb
SERIOUS
Brand(s): M Spirin, Aspirin, Colsprin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Amom, Samlodon, Amodep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Hospicin B
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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My hands have wrinkles.I use Aquasoft max creame but no effect.My daily work releated to diesel.
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
You are having allergic reaction please avoid diesel workApply moisturex soft cream twice a day
Sir, whenever there is a mosquito bite on my any part of body, red and scratchy bumps occur on my skin. The hand and legs look very terrifying as there are several bite marks on my them. It is also very itchy and scratchy. I use dipgenta plus but it also doesn't help me much. I am from a small city and no any doctors are able to help me. I requst you to prescribe me good ointments to get rid of these marks.
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
this is a type of allergic reaction due mostly starts from childhood u have to take proper protective measures like wearing full sleeve garmentsu can use the mosquito repellent creams when going outside or visiting a forest or area full for insectsbut don't apply it over raw woundsuse momate f cream - twice daily over the areas for 2wks continuouslythen apply once daily for 2wks
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FAQs

Q. Is Betzee an antibiotic? How does it work?

No, Betzee is not an antibiotic. It is a synthetic corticosteroid. When used on the skin, Betzee acts directly on the cells and weakens the immune system. It also decreases the production of cells that cause swelling or inflammation, hence treating inflammatory conditions and skin diseases.

Q. What all infections does Betzee treat?

Betzee can be used on the skin to help control inflammatory skin conditions. It is also used to treat other skin conditions like atopic dermatitis, discoid eczema, Psoriasis, lichen planus, refractory skin diseases, irritant or allergic contact dermatitis and insect bite reactions. In addition to this, Betzee is often combined with antibiotics in some creams and ointments to be used for infected and inflamed skin conditions.

Q. Is Betzee a steroid?

Yes, it is a corticosteroid which is used to relieve inflammatory and itchy skin diseases. Long term or regular usage is not recommended due to varied side effects. Do not use it without consulting your doctor.

Q. Can Betzee be taken for a long time?

Betzee is a steroid and long-term or regular usage of a steroid is not recommended. Normally, it is recommended for a duration of 2-4 weeks. It suppresses your immunity and has numerous metabolic side effects. Hence, it is not recommended for a long period. If applying Betzee does not improve your symptoms, consult your physician for a re-evaluation.

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