Dipgenta 0.5mg/1mg Ointment

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Medicine Overview of Dipgenta 0.5mg/1mg Ointment

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Uses of Betamethasone Topical

Betamethasone Topical is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Betamethasone Topical

Common

Skin thinning, Contact dermatitis.

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How to use Betamethasone Topical

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 gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Dipgenta 0.5mg/1mg Ointment works

Betamethasone Topical is a topical corticosteroid (anti-inflammatory medicine). It works by reducing redness, itching, and swelling caused by various skin conditions.
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Uses of Gentamicin Topical

Gentamicin Topical is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Gentamicin Topical

Common

Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Itching, Skin redness.

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How to use Gentamicin Topical

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 gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Dipgenta 0.5mg/1mg Ointment works

Gentamicin Topical is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Dipgenta 0.5mg/1mg Ointment

Expert advice for Gentamicin Topical

  • Inform your doctor if you experience itching, skin rashes, swelling of face, lips, throat or difficulty in breathing.
  • Discontinue use and consult your doctor if you develop irritation, sensitization or a superinfection
  • Avoid getting this medication into your eyes, nose and mouth. If this happens wash your face thoroughly with water.
  • Tell your doctor if you are suffering from inflammation of the middle ear (otitis media), kidney or liver problem, open wound or damaged skin. 
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
  • It should not take if patient is allergic to gentamicin or any of its ingredients. 
Warnings
Special precautions for Dipgenta 0.5mg/1mg Ointment
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dipgenta 0.5mg/1mg Ointment 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
Dipgenta 0.5mg/1mg Ointment is probably safe to use during l
actation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Dipgenta 0.5mg/1mg Ointment may cause blurring of your visio
n for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
Dipgenta 0.5mg/1mg Ointment is probably safe to use in patie
nts with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dipgenta 0.5mg/1mg Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Dipgenta 0.5mg/1mg Ointment is probably safe to use in patie
nts with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dipgenta 0.5mg/1mg Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Dipgenta 0.5mg/1mg Ointment

Frequently asked questions for Betamethasone Topical

Q. Is betamethasone cream available as over the counter (OTC) product?
Betamethasone cream is not available as OTC product
Q. Does betamethasone topical lighten skin/ bleach skin?
Betamethasone topical may cause skin pigmentation in few patients. It may lighten or darken the skin color. Do not use betamethasone without doctor's advice
Q. Is betamethasone valerate used for acne/ ringworm?
No. Betamethasone valerate can be used in conditions like eczema (a type of itchy skin rash), atopic dermatitis (inflammation of skin) and psoriasis of the scalp, hands and feet
Q. Does betnesol work in retention edema?
No. Betnesol (i.e. betamethasone) cannot be used in retention edema. On the contrary, it causes the fluid and salt retention thereby adding to the edema problem
Q. Is betamethasone stronger than hydrocortisone?
Betamethasone and hydrocortisone belong to the same class of medications (i.e. corticosteroids) and produce almost similar pharmacological responses. The effect may vary based on the conditions and individual response. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use.
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Frequently asked questions for Gentamicin Topical

Q. Is gentamicin topical a macrolide, steroid or a sulfa drug?
Gentamicin topical does not contain sulfa and is not a macrolide, or steroidal drug. It is a broad spectrum aminoglycoside
Q. Does gentamicin topical cause hearing loss or burn?
Yes gentamicin topical can cause hearing loss if used inappropriately. It can cause burning of eyes.

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