Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Per g Betamethasone 0.05%, gentamicin 0.1%
Indications/Uses
Short-term treatment of inflammatory & pruritic manifestations of moderate to severe corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses when bacterial infection is suspected.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Apply thin film to affected area daily. Max: 45 g/wk. Treatment should be limited to 2 consecutive wk.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Treatment of herpes simplex, vaccinia or varicella, or tuberculous infections of anal region (chronic fissure).
Special Precautions
Broken skin, application to large areas, use under occlusive dressing. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Allergic contact dermatitis, folliculitis, furunculosis, pustules, pyoderma, hyperaesthesia, numbness in fingers, purpura, skin atrophy, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentation, hypersensitivity reactions. Ototoxicity in childn, elderly; renal impairment.
ATC Classification
D07CC01 - betamethasone and antibiotics ; Belongs to the class of potent (group III) corticosteroids, in combination with antibiotics. Used in the treatment of dermatological diseases.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Dermal G cream
Packing/Price
15 g x 1's
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