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Betnovate N Cream 20 Gm

Betnovate N Cream 20 Gm

Medlife

    • Rs. 23.00

    Uses :

    Betamethasone Betamethasone is used to treat allergic disorders, asthma, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders, and cancer. Neomycin Neomycin is used as an antibiotic for various bacterial skin infections, caused due to minor cuts, scrapes or burns.

    Mode of drug action


    Betamethasone Betamethasone is a corticosteroid drug which suppresses the immune system and has anti-inflammatory properties. It decreases the chemicals responsible for allergic reactions. Neomycin Neomycin disturbs the production of certain bacterial proteins which are essential for their survival. As this drug kills the bacteria it is used in the treatment of skin problems due to bacterial infections.

    What are the common side effects?

    Betamethasone The side effects which are common with the use of betamethasone are dry skin, skin cracking, discoloration of the skin, itching, bone degradation, behavioral changes, shortness of breath, and muscle disorder. Neomycin The most common side effects of neomycin include sensitization or allergic reactions which may cause skin redness, swelling or rash, irritation, burning. Hearing difficulty and decreased urination are also often observed with neomycin.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Unsafe Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Avoid Betnovate N cream if you are allergic to betamethasone.

    • Consult a dermatologist before using Betnovate N for acne treatment.

    • Do not apply the cream on broken skin or within the skin folds.

    • Be very careful while applying the cream near the eyes or eyelids.

    • Consult a doctor before using Betnovate N skin cream for children.

    • Inform the doctor before using the cream in case of pregnancy, plan to become pregnant or during breastfeeding.

    • Avoid usage of a large amount of the Betnovate N cream continuously on large areas of the body as it may affect the hormonal balance.

    • Avoid usage of Betnovate N cream for more than 2 weeks.

    • Inform the doctor in case of a history of diabetes or any type of skin infections.

    What else should I know?

    1. Can I use betamethasone for my child? Use betamethasone with caution in children because an excess of the drug can affect the bone growth in this age group.

    2. Is betamethasone available over-the-counter? No. Betamethasone is not an over-the-counter medicine.

    3. Will I have weight gain with betamethasone? Yes. Betamethasone might cause weight gain when used on a long-term basis.

    4. Is betamethasone better than hydrocortisone? Both betamethasone and hydrocortisone are almost equally efficient. However, the effect varies based on the individual’s condition and response. Neomycin

    1. Are there any other side effects of neomycin? Yes, there are other side effects like drooping eyelids, increased production of liver enzyme, skin redness, numbness, ear damage etc.

    2. Does neomycin cause ringing in ears? Yes, neomycin causes ringing in ears (tinnitus) which is one of the symptoms of ear damage.

    3. Can I use neomycin as fairness cream? Neomycin is a steroid cream which also contains neomycin, an antibiotic. Do not use this cream for face unless advised by the physician as it may damage the skin.

    4. Can I use neomycin for the treatment of itchy skin rash? Neomycin is used for treating skin problems but consult your doctor before using the cream.

    5. What should I do if I forget a dose? As soon as you remember, apply the missed dose. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with regular dosing. Avoid applying double dose to make up for a missed dose.

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