Betnovate Cream 0.10% 20gm

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Betnovate 0.1% Cream is a topical medicine used to relieve swelling, redness, and itching of the skin caused due to various skin conditions such as dermatitis (swelling in the skin), psoriasis (a skin disease that causes red, itchy scaly patches), etc.

Pack Size Qty Price Unit Price  
6 Tube/s
$10.00 $1.67
3 Tube/s
$6.50 $2.17
1 Tube
$4.00 $4.00
  • Generic Name : Betamethasone Valerate
  • Brand Name : Valnac
  • Manufacturer Name : Glaxo, India
  • Delivery Days : 10 To 15 working days
  • Presentation : Tube Pack Cream

What is Betnovate cream?

Betnovate cream is an effective medicine recommended by doctors to treat various allergic skin conditions. This medication prevents allergies like pain, swelling, heat, itching, and redness caused due to skin issues.

Betnovate cream is a prescription drug that provides relief from psoriasis, dermatitis, and eczema.  When an allergic reaction or skin irritation releases numerous substances in the skin, swelling of the skin occurs.

As a result, blood vessels widen and cause swelling, itching, pain, and redness in your irritated area. Betnovate cream belongs to a class of drugs called steroids and contains betamethasone as its active ingredient.

After a prescription from a doctor, you can order this medicine from a licensed online pharmacy.

Betnovate cream: Working mechanism

A steroid, Betnovate cream prevents the release of specific chemical messengers in the body by acting inside skin cells.

All this can further make you suffer from swelling, redness, and itching.

When your skin starts reacting to any type of allergens, such chemicals start releasing normally.

Benefits of using Betnovate cream

In treating allergic skin conditions

Betnovate cream works effectively and treats allergic skin conditions that cause inflammation & itching like dermatitis and eczema.

This cream reduces the actions of chemicals in your body that are responsible for causing inflammation of the skin.

While treating psoriasis, this medicine reduces scaly and itchy patches which might develop on knees, scalp, or other body parts.

In eczema and dermatitis treatment, Betnovate cream reduces pain, redness, rash, or itchiness caused by skin reactions.

In treating allergic conditions

Betnovate cream treats several different inflammatories and allergic conditions like psoriasis, arthritis, and lupus.

All these conditions further affect your stomach, skin, blood, lungs, stomach, nervous system, and eyes. 

This medicine works by reducing your immune system’s response to these conditions and avoids the release of substances in the body. 

It provides relief from symptoms like itching, swelling, pain, and other allergic-type reactions.

How to use Betnovate cream?

Before starting your treatment with Betnovate cream, it is necessary to read the patient information leaflet.

To attain maximum benefits from this medication, make sure you use Betnovate cream as prescribed by your doctor.

It is advised to use Betnovate cream for as long as your doctor has recommended based on your medical condition. 

Betnovate cream is suggested for external use only. Avoid contact with this medicine with the eyes, nose, or mouth.

In case, Betnovate cream comes in contact with these areas unintentionally, rinse with water properly.

Wash your hands properly before and after applying Betnovate cream to your affected areas.

Take a small amount of Betnovate cream and apply its thin layer on the affected area every day 1 or 2 times.

Avoid covering treated areas with airtight dressings like bandages unless a doctor recommends it.

Your doctor will decide the right dose and duration of therapy depending on your body weight, age, and disease condition.

Never use Betnovate cream for more than instructed duration suggested by doctor.

Missed dosage

In case, you have missed a dose of Betnovate cream then use it as soon as possible.

Make sure you maintain your regular schedule of Betnovate cream.

Betnovate cream: Precautions and warnings

Do not use Betnovate cream in more than the suggested doses or on a large area of skin for a long time.

Not following your doctor’s direction can make you suffer from adverse side effects.

In case, you are pregnant or a nursing mother, it is recommended to consult a doctor before starting treatment with Betnovate.

Do not try to cover or wrap your treated area with a bandage unless a doctor has advised you.

It is advised to avoid using Betnovate cream for more than 5 days in children and on the face.

You also need to avoid going near flames as a fabric that is in contact with Betnovate cream catch fire easily.

Before starting treatment with Betnovate cream, inform the doctor about your medical conditions including:

  • Liver problems
  • Diabetes
  • Adrenal gland
  • Psoriasis
  • Cataracts
  • Glaucoma

Also, inform your doctor about all other herbal supplements, prescription or non-prescription medicines you take.

Side effects of Betnovate cream

Like other medicines, Betnovate cream can also cause some side effects to a few patients.

However, common side effects of Betnovate cream can disappear as your body adjusts to this medication.

Some common side effects of this medication include:

  • Hot or burning sensation
  • Skin rash
  • Itching

Less common side effects of Betnovate cream include:

  • Skin thinning
  • Increased hair growth
  • Appearance of stretch marks
  • Changes in skin color
  • The appearance of blood vessels under your skin

Prolonged use of Betnovate cream or use under an airtight dressing can cause certain additional side effects:

  • Skin wrinkling
  • Weight gain
  • Obesity
  • Rounding of face

During your treatment, if you experience blurred vision or other visual issues, immediately contact your dermatologist.

Drug interactions

Drug interactions can completely change the working mechanism of Betnovate cream or affect its working.

Do not start, stop or change any medicines without consulting your doctor once.

Drug-drug interaction

Betnovate cream can interact with the following medicines:

Lower high blood pressure (metoprolol)

Pain killers (aspirin, ibuprofen)

Blood thinners (warfarin)

Antianxiety medicines (alprazolam)

Laxatives (magnesium sulfate)

Drug-food interaction

Betnovate cream can also interact with alcohol. So, strictly avoid the consumption of alcohol with this medicine.

Drug-disease interactions

If you suffer from medical conditions like psoriasis, cataracts, diabetes, or liver issues, inform your doctor before using Betnovate cream.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Is Betnovate cream safe for burns?

No, Betnovate cream must never be applied in areas of skin that have burns, scrapes, or cuts.

If this cream gets onto such areas accidentally then rinse that area with water thoroughly.

Can I use Betnovate cream on my face?

You are suggested to use Betnovate Cream on your face only if directed by a doctor.

Never use this medicine for more than 5 days on the face as the skin thins easily.

Can Betnovate cream treat acne?

No, Betnovate cream is not prescribed by doctors to treat acne as it can worsen the condition.

 

 

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