Medicine Overview of Sternon Lotion
Uses of Sternon Lotion
Sternon Lotion is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
Side effects of Sternon Lotion
Skin thinning, Contact dermatitis.
How to use Sternon Lotion
This medicine is for external use only. Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Shake it well and apply to the area evenly.
How Sternon Lotion works
Sternon lotion is a topical corticosteroid (anti-inflammatory medicine). It works by reducing redness, itching, and swelling caused by various skin conditions.
In Depth Information on Sternon Lotion
Expert advice for Sternon Lotion
Tell your doctor if you have diabetes or any type of skin infection. Do not use the cream on your face repetitively for more than 5 days. Do not use betamethasone topical for more than 2 weeks and inform your doctor if symptoms do not disappear after 2 weeks of use. Do not use a large amount of cream continuously on large areas of the body as it may affect your hormones. Exercise caution when using in children as excessive usage of cream may affect their growth and development. Avoid direct contact of cream with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention. Do not cover the treated skin area unless indicated by your doctor. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Special precautions for Sternon Lotion
No interaction found
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Sternon Lotion may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Sternon Lotion is probably safe to use during lactation. Li+more
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It is not known whether Sternon Lotion alters the ability to+more
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Sternon Lotion is probably safe to use in patients with kidn+more
ey disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Sternon Lotion may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Sternon Lotion is probably safe to use in patients with live+more
r disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Sternon Lotion may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Frequently asked questions for Sternon 0.05% w/v Lotion
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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Substitutes for Sternon
No substitutes found for this medicine