Betamethasone + fusidic acid


Generic Medicine Info
Contraindications
Skin lesions of viral, fungal or bacterial origin (e.g. herpes or varicella), skin manifestations in relation to TB or syphilis, perioral dermatitis and rosacea, ulcerative condition.
Special Precautions
May increase risk of developing antibiotic resistance. Stasis dermatitis and other skin disease w/ impaired circulation. Not to be used for >7 days if there is no clinical improvement. Avoid prolonged continuous treatment esp in infants and childn. Pregnancy and lactation. Patient Counselling Avoid contact w/ eyes as it may cause glaucoma.
Adverse Reactions
Hypersensitivity, contact dermatitis, eczema (aggravated condition), skin burning sensation, pruritus, dry skin, application site pain or irritation. Rarely, erythema, urticaria (including rash erythematous and generalised rash), application site swelling or vesicles.
ATC Classification
S01BA06 - betamethasone ; Belongs to the class of corticosteroids. Used in the treatment of inflammation of the eye.
D09AA02 - fusidic acid ; Belongs to the class of ointment dressings with antiinfectives.
C05AA05 - betamethasone ; Belongs to the class of products containing corticosteroids for topical use. Used in the treatment of hemorrhoids and anal fissures.
J01XC01 - fusidic acid ; Belongs to the class of steroid antibacterials. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
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.
S01AA13 - fusidic acid ; Belongs to the class of antibiotics. Used in the treatment of eye infections.
D06AX01 - fusidic acid ; Belongs to the class of other topical antibiotics used in the treatment of dermatological diseases.
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.
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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