Betnovate-S Cream – Product Information
Betnovate-S (Betamethasone 0.1% w/w + Salicylic Acid IP 3.0 % w/w) helps to reduce the redness, itching, and swelling of skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, contact dermatitis, and seborrhea.
Name of Drug
Betnovate-S cream 20g is also referred to as Betnovate-S Ointment or Betnovate-S Gel.
Manufacturer of Betnovate-S Cream
Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient
The active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Betnovate-S Cream is Betamethasone Valerate 0.1% w/w + Salicylic Acid IP 3.0 % w/w.
What is Betnovate-S Cream Used For
Betnovate-S helps to reduce the redness, itching, and swelling of skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, contact dermatitis and seborrhea.
Betnovate-S Cream – Dosage
Use Betnovate-S Cream as directed by your doctor.
This medication is usually applied 2 to 3 times daily or according to the instruction. Enough medication should be applied to completely cover the affected area with a thin film. The medication should be gently and thoroughly massaged into the affected area. In certain conditions, the doctor will order the application to be covered with a dressing.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Betnovate-S.
Drug Class and Mechanism
Betnovate-S is a corticosteroid that is used for the topical treatment of skin irritations.
If you miss a dose of Betnovate-S ointment, take it as soon as possible and continue with your regular schedule. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one.
Storage Information for Betnovate-S Cream
Store Betnovate-S Cream at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Keep Betnovate-S ointment out of the reach of children and away from pets.
Warnings and Precautions to be taken when using Betnovate-S Cream
Betnovate-S Cream should not be taken by anyone who:
- is allergic to betamethasone valerate or any of the ingredients of the medication
- has chickenpox
- has fungal, yeast, or viral skin lesions
- has herpes simplex
- has tuberculosis of the skin
- has vaccinia
Possible Side Effects of Betnovate-S Cream
If the following side effects occur after use of Betnovate S Ointment you should report to your prescriber or health care professional as soon as possible:
- burning or itching of the skin
- dark red spots on the skin
- lack of healing of the skin condition
- painful, red, pus-filled blisters in hair follicles
- severe burning and continued itching of the skin
- thinning of the skin, with easy bruising, sunburn more likely especially on the face
Other serious side effects can develop if you use Betnovate-S Ointment for a long time, or if you use too much. Contact your prescriber or health care professional if you notice any unusual effects.
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your prescriber or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
- burning, itching, or irritation of the skin
- dry skin
- increased redness or scaling of the skin
Buy Betnovate-S Cream in tubes of 20 g Online
You can buy Betnovate-S Cream online at a cheap rate from the Swiss Pharmacy. It is available in tubes of 20 g . The cost of the 20 g tubes is just $5 per unit if you place an order for 15 tubes.
This Product was added to our catalogue on Monday, 17. January 2011.
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