Betnovate Scalp Application

Betnovate Scalp Application

betamethasone

Manufacturer:

GlaxoSmithKline

Distributor:

Zuellig
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Betamethasone valerate
Indications/Uses
Treatment of steroid-responsive scalp dermatoses (eg, psoriasis, seborrhea capitis, inflammation associated w/ severe dandruff).
Dosage/Direction for Use
Apply to the scalp at night & morning. May apply once daily to sustain improvement.
Contraindications
Scalp infection; dermatoses including dermatitis in childn <1 yr.
Special Precautions
Hypersensitivity. W/draw if manifestations of Cushing's syndrome & reversible hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis suppression occur. Increased risk of systemic effects. Psoriasis. Avoid smoking or being near an open flame during application & immediately after use. Pregnancy & lactation. Infants & childn <12 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Drug Interactions
Increased systemic exposure w/ CYP3A4 inhibitors eg, ritonavir, itraconazole.
MIMS Class
Topical Corticosteroids
ATC Classification
D07AC01 - betamethasone ; Belongs to the class of potent (group III) corticosteroids. Used in the treatment of dermatological diseases.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Betnovate Scalp Application scalp application 1 mg/mL
Packing/Price
30 mL x 1's (P539.5/container)
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