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Valeratec Cream


Overview

Uses of Valeratec Cream

Valeratec Cream side effects

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

How to use Valeratec 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 Valeratec Cream works

Valeratec Cream is a combination of two medicines: Betamethasone and Clioquinol (Iodochlorhydroxyquin), which treats skin infections. Betamethasone is a steroid medicine. It blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Clioquinol (Iodochlorhydroxyquin) is an antibiotic with additional antifungal action. It works by preventing the growth and multiplication of the both bacteria and fungi.

Valeratec Cream related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Valeratec Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Valeratec Cream during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Valeratec Cream for the treatment of skin infections.
  • It may cause minor burning, stinging, or irritation when applied. Inform your doctor if this does not go away.
  • Do not 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 and infected, you should stop using Valeratec Cream and consult your doctor.
  • Avoid contact with your eyes, nose or mouth. Rinse it off with water if you accidentally get the cream in these areas.
  • 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 Valeratec

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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
Groins skin peeling off (scrotum part) Cant bear the itch Last time when consulted a doctor, doctor prescribed lullifin cream and tebif 250 mg tablet It did work but i am facing the same issue again How to get rid of it permanently?
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
You are having fungal infections and you should visit skin specialist for proper examination and complete treatment for 3-4 monthsMeanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day for few days
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FAQs

Q. How to use Valeratec?

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

Q. What precautions should I take while using Valeratec?

Do not use Valeratec for longer periods of time than advised especially on the face as it may cause thinning of the skin. If it has to be applied over the eyelids, 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 Valeratec and for long periods?

The dosage and duration of using Valeratec 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 because of the thinning and weakening of the skin. There could also be an increased hair growth. If you experience an increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

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

No, do not stop using Valeratec and complete the full course of treatment, even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

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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. Clioquinol. St-Laurent, Québec: Paladin Labs Inc.; 2015. [Accessed 31 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Betamethasone. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Drugs.com. Clioquinol. [Accessed 31 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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