Betamethasone Valerate Cream is used for cure itchiness, inflammation, redness and swelling related with numerous skin conditions. The cream is a topical corticosteroid and works by depressing the constitution, release, and activity of various cells and chemicals, which cause puffiness, redness, and itchiness.
Use a small amount of medicine to the affected/smitten area. Lightly rub the medicine in until it is equally spread. After its application wash your hands, unless your hands are portions of the treated area. Do not apply the creamte (augmented) cream to the face, armpit, groin unless otherwise advised by your doctor.
Do not cover the treated area with wrappings, bandages or some other dressings unless well-advised by your health professional.
If you miss one time application of the betamethasone dipropionate (augmented) cream, use it as before a long time.
There are some unwanted effects, which may be caused by betamethasone content. In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.
Major Side Effects
You should check with your doctor instantly if any of these side effects happen when you are taking this medicine.
Tingling at the applied portion..
Thinning of the hair
Incidence not known:
Burning, crusting, blistering, dryness, or flaking of the skin
Itching, severe redness, soreness, scaling, or swelling of the skin
Inflammation and scaling around the mouth
Thinning of the skin with elementary bruising, especially when utilized on the skin crimps between the fingers.
Minor Side Effects
Some of the side effects, which can occur with betamethasone current may not require a medical attention. Once you become habitual of this medicine during the treatment these side effects may disappear. Your health care professionals may also suggest the ways to reduce these side effects. If any of the following side effects proceed, have a conversation with your health care professional:
Acne or pimples
Burning, creeping, itching, apathy, stinging, "pins and needles", or tickling feelings
Incidence not known:
Burning and itchiness on the skin with pinhead-sized red blisters
Itching, burning and pain in haired areas, making of pus at the root of the hairs.
Enhanced hair growth on the arms, forehead, back and legs
Whitening of normal skin color
Whitening of treated areas of dark skin
Reddish purple lines on the arms, face, legs, trunk, or groin
Softening of the skin
Cream, ointment, gel: Apply a thin film to the smitten area once or two times a day.
Foam, curative: Apply two times a day (one time in the morning and one time at night)
Pregnancy and Breast-feeding: If you are thinking to use the cream during your pregnancy, don't do so without informing your doctor. Discuss the pros and cons of using betamethasone valerate cream in such cases. It is not better-known if this cream's usage affects the breast milk. So discuss all the possible risks with your doctor regarding this situation.
If you have a skin infection, measles, a thinning of the skin, TB, shingles, chickenpox, a positive TB skin test consult the healthcare professional before using the cream.
There are total 63 drugs, which are known to interact with betamethasone content. Some common medicament checked in accumulation with betamethasone topical are mentione below:
Advair Diskus (fluticasone / salmeterol)
Fish Oil (omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids)
Flonase (fluticasone nasal)
There are total 5 malady interactions with betamethasone topical that include: