Betacort Cream

Betacort Cream

betamethasone

Manufacturer:

SM Pharmaceuticals

Distributor:

SM Pharmaceuticals
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Betamethasone valerate
Indications/Uses
Relief of inflammatory & pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses eg, psoriasis, eczemas, pruritus, contact dermatitis, neurodermatitis, lichen planus.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult Apply once-tds. Childn Apply once daily.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to propylene glycol. Viral diseases, bacterial & fungal skin infection; acne, rosacea & perioral dermatitis. Infants <1 yr.
Special Precautions
Not to be used under occlusive dressings. Avoid contact w/ face & eyes. Avoid extensive or prolonged use in pregnancy & lactation. Avoid long-term continuous therapy in infants & childn <4 yr. Adrenal suppression & growth retardation in infants & childn.
Adverse Reactions
Local atrophic changes (prolonged & intensive treatment). Skin collagen loss; hypercorticism; itching, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentation, perioral & allergic contact dermatitis, skin maceration, secondary infection, striae & miliaria.
ATC Classification
D07AC01 - betamethasone ; Belongs to the class of potent (group III) corticosteroids. Used in the treatment of dermatological diseases.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Betacort cream 0.1% w/w
Packing/Price
15 g x 1's
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