Betamethasone + clotrimazole


Generic Medicine Info
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Bacterial or viral skin infections, acne vulgaris, facial rosacea, and perioral dermatitis.
Special Precautions
Not recommended for the treatment of diaper dermatitis. Children. Pregnancy and lactation. Patient Counselling Do not use occlusive dressing. Avoid contact with eyes or mouth. Monitoring Parameters Monitor for signs and symptoms of HPA axis suppression or adrenal insufficiency, signs of skin infection or ocular changes.
Adverse Reactions
Significant: Reversible hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis suppression, visual disturbances (e.g. blurred vision, glaucoma, posterior subcapsular cataract, central serous chorioretinopathy); intracranial hypertension, and systemic effects (e.g. manifestations of Cushing's syndrome, glycosuria, hyperglycaemia) particularly in children. General disorders and administration site conditions: Oedema. Infections and infestations: Secondary infection. Nervous system disorders: Paraesthesia. Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders: Burning and stinging sensation, irritation, maculopapular rash, skin dryness, erythema, pruritus, skin peeling, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentation, skin atrophy, striae, miliaria.
ATC Classification
S01BA06 - betamethasone ; Belongs to the class of corticosteroids. Used in the treatment of inflammation of the eye.
C05AA05 - betamethasone ; Belongs to the class of products containing corticosteroids for topical use. Used in the treatment of hemorrhoids and anal fissures.
D01AC01 - clotrimazole ; Belongs to the class of imidazole and triazole derivatives. Used in the topical treatment of fungal infection.
H02AB01 - betamethasone ; Belongs to the class of glucocorticoids. Used in systemic corticosteroid preparations.
S01CB04 - betamethasone ; Belongs to the class of corticosteroids/antiinfectives/mydriatics combinations. Used in the treatment of eye diseases.
D07XC01 - betamethasone ; Belongs to the class of potent (group III) corticosteroids in other combinations. Used in the treatment of dermatological diseases.
R03BA04 - betamethasone ; Belongs to the class of other inhalants used in the treatment of obstructive airway diseases, glucocorticoids.
D07AC01 - betamethasone ; Belongs to the class of potent (group III) corticosteroids. Used in the treatment of dermatological diseases.
A01AB18 - clotrimazole ; Belongs to the class of local antiinfective and antiseptic preparations. Used in the treatment of diseases of the mouth.
A07EA04 - betamethasone ; Belongs to the class of corticosteroids acting locally. Used in the treatment of intestinal inflammation.
R01AD06 - betamethasone ; Belongs to the class of topical corticosteroids used for prophylaxis and treatment of allergic rhinitis.
G01AF02 - clotrimazole ; Belongs to the class of imidazole derivative antiinfectives. Used in the treatment of gynecological infections.
S02BA07 - betamethasone ; Belongs to the class of corticosteroids used in the treatment of inflammation of the ear.
S03BA03 - betamethasone ; Belongs to the class of corticosteroids used in ophthalmologic and otologic preparations.
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