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Overview

Uses of Betzee - GM Cream

Betzee - GM Cream side effects

Common
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
  • Skin thinning
  • Skin peeling

How to use Betzee - GM 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 - GM Cream works

Betzee - GM Cream is a combination of three medicines: Betamethasone, Gentamicin and Miconazole, which treats skin infections. Betamethasone is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Gentamicin is an antibiotic which stops the growth of bacteria while Miconazole is an antifungal which stops the growth of fungi on the skin. Together, they treat your skin infection effectively.

Betzee - GM Cream related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Betzee - GM Cream is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Betzee - GM Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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Expert Advice

  • Betzee - GM Cream helps treat skin infections.
  • It is for use on skin only. Do not use it in your eyes, mouth, or vagina. Rinse with cold water if you accidentally get it in these areas.
  • 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 more irritated, you should stop using Betzee - GM Cream and consult your doctor.
  • Don't use this medicine more often or for longer than advised by your doctor. Inform your doctor if the treated skin area does not improve after 1 week of treatment.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Betzee - GM

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Skin infections start from stomach and spreading dowanwards I.e in sex organ and not under our control and also consultant no of skin specialist which are giving fluconazole 150 ,LCZ Tab candid total ointment but no effect of these medicine
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
I think you are having fungal infections, plz visit good skin specialist for proper examination and treatment meanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day for few days
clobet gm cream can glow my skin face
Dr. Banashree Majumdar
Skin Specialist
It will damage your skin dear
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Betzee - GM when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Betzee - GM and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared.

Q. How long does Betzee - GM takes to work?

Usually, Betzee - GM starts working soon after applying it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. How to use Betzee - GM?

Betzee - GM should be used as advised by the doctor or as per the instructions on the label of the medicine. Apply a thin layer of this medicine to cover the affected areas. The dose would depend on the condition for which it is prescribed. Wash your hands after using it, unless it is used for treating infection of the hands.

Q. Can I stop taking Betzee - GM when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop using Betzee - GM 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 Betzee - GM?

Do not use Betzee - GM for longer than the prescribed period of time, especially on the face as it may cause thinning of the skin. If it has to be applied over the eyelid, make sure it does not get into your eyes. Unless told by your doctor, do not apply a bandage or dressing to the area being treated, as this will increase absorption of the preparation and increase the risk of side-effects. This medicine should only be used by the patient and never be given to other people even if their condition appears to be the same.

Q. What would happen if I use a higher than the recommended dose of Betzee - GM for long periods?

The dosage and duration of using Betzee - GM should be strictly according to the doctor’s advice. This medicine when used in higher doses and for longer periods can get absorbed in the blood 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 due to the 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 recommended instructions for the storage and disposal of Betzee - GM?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Keep it away from pets and children.

Q. What are the contraindications associated with the use of Betzee - GM?

Use of Betzee - GM is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine. Avoid its use for treatment of any 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.

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References
  1. Betamethasone. Uxbridge, Middlesex: Glaxo Wellcome UK Ltd.; 1997 [revised 7 Sep. 2017]. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. ScienceDirect. Gentamicin. [Accessed 31 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Miconazole. Schorndorf, Germany: Catalent Germany Schorndorf; 1974 [revised Aug. 2018]. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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