Betnovate

Betnovate

betamethasone

Manufacturer:

GlaxoSmithKline

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Betamethasone valerate
Indications/Uses
Cream Psoriasis, atopic & infantile eczema, nummular dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis. Scalp application Steroid-responsive dermatoses of the scalp.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Cream Apply bid-tid until improvement occurs. Scalp application Apply bid.
Contraindications
Dermatoses in childn <1 yr. Cream Rosacea; acne vulgaris; perioral dermatitis; primary cutaneous viral infection; treatment of primarily infected skin lesions caused by infection w/ fungi or bacteria. Scalp application Scalp infection.
Special Precautions
Infants & childn. Avoid contact w/ eyes. Pregnancy. Cream: Adrenal suppression, face may exhibit atrophic changes on prolonged treatment. Scalp application: Do not use near naked flame. W/draw if there is spread of infection of inflammatory lesions.
Adverse Reactions
Local atrophic changes in the skin; rarely pustular psoriasis; hypercorticism; suppression of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis. Hypersensitivity.
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 0.1% w/w
Packing/Price
30 mL x 1's
Form
Betnovate cream 0.1 %
Packing/Price
100 g x 1's;15 g x 1's;5 g x 1's
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