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Butesone Cream


Overview

Uses of Butesone Cream

Butesone Cream is used in the treatment of skin disorders. These skin disorders include eczema, dermatitis, nappy rash or insect bites.

Butesone Cream side effects

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

How to use Butesone 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 Butesone Cream works

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

Butesone Cream related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Butesone 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.
Lactation
Butesone 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 Butesone Cream via licking.
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.
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Expert Advice

  • Butesone 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 Butesone Cream and consult your doctor.
  • Consult your doctor if your skin condition has not improved after 2 weeks of treatment. 

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Butesone

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1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Butesone when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Butesone and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before your treatment is complete. Stopping Butesone before your treatment is completed can bring back your symptoms of skin.

Q. Can I use Butesone even my treatment is completed?

No, do not overuse Butesone for long periods than what is prescribed. Overusing Butesone can result in too much medicine being absorbed into the body. This may lead to thinning or weakening of the skin and other serious side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. Can I stop taking Butesone when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Butesone and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before your treatment is complete. Stopping Butesone before your treatment is completed can bring back your symptoms of skin.

Q. Can I use Butesone even my treatment is completed?

No, do not overuse Butesone for long periods than what is prescribed. Overusing Butesone can result in too much medicine being absorbed into the body. This may lead to thinning or weakening of the skin and other serious side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. Is clobetasone/clobetasone butyrate a steroid?

Yes, clobetasone/clobetasone butyrate is a topical steroid

Q. Is clobetasol and clobetasone the same?

Both clobetasol and clobetasone are topical steroid but their effect may vary upon individual conditions or response.

Q. What is clobetasone and white soft paraffin (wsp) used for?

Clobetasone along with other ingredients (excipients) such as liquid paraffin (wsp) is used to treat inflammatory skin conditions such as eczema and dermatitis
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