Betnovate Cream for Inflammatory Skin Conditions

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Betnovate Cream is used to treat various inflammatory skin conditions, including eczema, psoriasis, insect bite reactions, chronic itchy skin, recurring scaly rash, dermatitis, contact sensitivity reactions and allergies

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<ul><li> 1. Betnovate CreamBetnovate Cream is a topicalcorticosteroid, which is applied to theskin. Betnovate is a soft, white creamwith a faint odour of chlorocresol. It isavailable in 0.1% strength in a 20 gtube. The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland</li></ul> <p> 2. Betnovate CreamIndicationsBetnovate Cream is used to treat variousinflammatory skin conditions, includingeczema, psoriasis, insect bite reactions,chronic itchy skin, recurring scaly rash,dermatitis, contact sensitivity reactions andallergies. It is often used where there is ormay be an infection, as well as inflammationand as an additional treatment for an intensewidespread reddening and inflammation ofthe skin The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland 3. Betnovate CreamChemical Structure The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland 4. Betnovate CreamIngredients present in Betnovate Cream :Active Ingredient:Betamethasone Valerate 0.1% w/w The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland 5. Betnovate CreamIngredients present in Betnovate Cream:Inactive Ingredients:Paraffin-soft whiteParaffin-liquidChlorocresol (preservative)Cetostearyl alcoholCetomacrogol 1000Sodium phosphate-monobasicPurified water The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland 6. Betnovate CreamDo not use Betnovate Cream to treat the following skinconditions:Rosacea (unusual reddening of the nose andcheeks)Peri-oral dermatitis (a skin condition involvingthe mouth area)Viral skin conditions e.g. herpes, chickenpoxFungal or yeast skin infections eg. candidiasis,tineaBacterial skin infections e.g. impetigoUlcerative conditionsSkin conditions around the anal or genital areasincluding genital herpes The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland 7. Betnovate CreamRecommended DosageA small quantity of BetnovateCream should be applied to theaffected area once or twice dailyuntil improvement occurs. Ifrequired, cover the area with a drydressing. The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland 8. Betnovate CreamContraindicationsHypersensitivity to any ingredient ofthe preparation.Rosacea and acne vulgarisPerioral dermatitis, perianal and genitalpruritusViral infections of the skin (e.g. herpessimplex, chickenpox)Gravitational ulcersTuberculosis of the skin The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland 9. Betnovate CreamOverdosagePercutaneous absorption ofcorticosteroids can occur when largeamounts of corticosteroids are applied orwhen occlusive dressings are used. Toxic effects may include ecchymosis,peptic ulceration, hypertension, delayedwound healing, decreased resistance toinfection, hirsutism, acne, oedema andmuscle weakness. The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland 10. Betnovate CreamPossible Side EffectsSide effects of Betnovate Cream evenif they occur, are most likely to beminor and temporary.The most common side effects areskin rash, dryness, redness, hot orburning sensation and itching. The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland 11. Betnovate CreamPossible Side EffectsInform your doctor or health care providerimmediately if you notice any of thefollowing symptoms:Wheezing, swelling of the lips/mouth, difficulty inbreathing, hayfever, lumpy rash (hives) or faintingWorsening of symptomsSkin pigmentation changes The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland 12. Betnovate CreamMore InformationBetnovate Cream is manufactured byGlaxoSmithKline, IndiaFor more information click here The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland </p>