Butesone Cream

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Medicine Overview of Butesone Cream

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Uses of Butesone Cream

Butesone Cream is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Butesone Cream

Common

Skin thinning, Contact dermatitis.

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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 topical corticosteroid (anti-inflammatory medicine). It works by reducing redness, itching, and swelling caused by various skin conditions.

In Depth Information on Butesone Cream

Expert advice for Butesone Cream

  • Do not use clobetasone ointment/cream if you have chronic leg ulcers, psoriasis (red, itchy, scaly patches).
  • Do not apply clobetasone cream near the eyes to avoid the risk of glaucoma (raised pressure inside eyes) or cataract (cloudiness of lens in eye) on repeated exposure to eyes.
  • Do not apply the clobetasone topical solution on broken and infected skin, acne (pimples), flushed skin around the nose (rosacea), and itchy skin due to allergy (pruritus).
  • If advised by your doctor to be used during breastfeeding, topical clobetasone should be wiped off thoroughly from the breasts prior to breastfeeding.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
  • Do not use if you are allergic to clobetasone or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not use if you have untreated skin infections, rosacea (severe flushing of skin on and around the nose), acne (pimples), and itching of skin (pruritus) without inflammation.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Butesone Cream
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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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.
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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.
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Driving
SAFE
Butesone Cream does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Buteson
e Cream in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Buteson
e Cream in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Butesone NA Cream

Frequently asked questions for Clobetasone Topical

Q. Is clobetasone/clobetasone butyrate a steroid?
Yes, clobetasone/clobetasone butyrate is a topical steroid
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
Q. Is clobetasol and clobetasone the same?
Both clobetasol and clobetasone are topical steroid but their effect may vary upon individual conditions or response.

Substitutes for Butesone

No substitutes found for this medicine
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