Betadip Cream 20gm

Skin Infections Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

BETADIP CREAM contains Betamethasone, which belongs to the group of medicines called Corticosteroids. It is used to reduce the redness and itchiness of certain skin problems like eczema (patches of rough and scaly skin with blisters), psoriasis (scales and itchy dry patches due to build-up of skin cells), and dermatitis (inflammation of the skin).

Do not smoke or go near naked flames after applying BETADIP CREAM, as it is inflammable. BETADIP CREAM is not recommended to use in patients having several skin conditions like acne, severe flushing of skin on and around the nose (rosacea), spotty red rash around the mouth (perioral dermatitis), itching around the back passage or private parts, infected skin, and itchy skin which is not inflamed.

Before using BETADIP CREAM, inform your doctor if you have a chronic leg ulcer, psoriasis or infection of the skin. BETADIP CREAM should be used with caution among women who are pregnant or breastfeeding. BETADIP CREAM is not recommended for use in children less than 1 year of age.

The most common side effects of using BETADIP CREAM are application site reactions like the feeling of burning, pain, irritation or itching. Contact your doctor if any of the above symptoms worsen.

USES OF BETADIP CREAM

It reduces the redness and itchiness of certain skin problems like:

  • eczema
  • psoriasis
  • dermatitis

HOW BETADIP CREAM WORKS

BETADIP CREAM works by acting inside skin cells and preventing the release of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause redness, itching, and swelling. When the skin reacts to any kind of allergens, such chemicals are released normally.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always apply BETADIP CREAM as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. Apply a thin layer of BETADIP CREAM to the affected area. Avoid applying this medicine around your eyes, including your eyelids. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of BETADIP CREAM depending upon your age, weight and health condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF BETADIP CREAM

COMMON

  • application site reactions like the feeling of burning, pain, irritation or itching

RARE

Stop using BETADIP CREAM and contact your physician immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • worsening of skin conditions such as generalized rash or the skin becomes swollen
  • raised bumps with pus under the skin
  • blurred vision or other visual disturbances (using near eyes may result in entering of the medicine in the eyes causing glaucoma or cataract)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Skin irritation:

Avoid hot bathing because hot water can irritate your skin further. Do not scratch the affected area. Use comfortable clothing when going outdoors. Regularly moisturize your skin. Consult your doctor if the symptoms don’t improve or worsen.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

BETADIP CREAM should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before using BETADIP CREAM.

BREASTFEEDING

BETADIP CREAM should be used with caution in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before using BETADIP CREAM.

ALLERGY

Do not use BETADIP CREAM if you are allergic to Betamethasone or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

BETADIP CREAM is not recommended for use if you have:

  • acne
  • severe reddening of the skin on and around the nose (rosacea)
  • spotty red rash across the mouth (perioral dermatitis)
  • itching around the back passage or private parts
  • infected skin
  • itchy skin which is not inflamed

Before using BETADIP CREAM, inform your doctor if you:

  • are using BETADIP CREAM for chronic leg ulcer
  • have to apply on a large area
  • have psoriasis
  • have to apply on broken skin or within skin folds
  • have to apply on eyelids or near eyes
  • have a skin infection
  • are applying on face

Use in pediatrics:

BETADIP CREAM is not recommended to use in children below 1 year of age. Consult your child’s doctor before using BETADIP CREAM.

Use in geriatrics:

There is no information on the use of BETADIP CREAM in elderly patients. Consult with your doctor before using BETADIP CREAM.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before using BETADIP CREAM, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicine:

  • medicine used to treat Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) (Ex. ritonavir)
  • medicine used to treat fungal infection (Ex. itraconazole)

Overdosage

If you or anyone else accidentally ingests or use too much of BETADIP CREAM, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital as it can make you ill.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Betamethasone
Pharmacological Category :   Corticosteroids
Therapeutic Indication :   Ecezma, Psoriasis, Dermatitis
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Gel, Cream, Ointment, Lotion, Oral drops, Oil, Eye/Ear drops, Injection

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep BETADIP CREAM out of reach from children
  • Store at a temperature not more than 25°C

FAQs ABOUT BETADIP CREAM

How to use BETADIP CREAM?

Always apply BETADIP CREAM as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. Apply a thin layer of BETADIP CREAM to the affected area. Treated areas on the face should not be covered with a plaster or bandage. Do not use this medicine on your face for more than 5 days. Avoid applying this medicine around your eyes, including your eyelids.

What if I forget to use a dose of BETADIP CREAM?

If you forget a dose of BETADIP CREAM, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed one and apply the next scheduled dose at the prescribed time.

Is it safe to use BETADIP CREAM during pregnancy and breastfeeding?

GBNKEYWORD] should be used with caution in pregnant women and breastfeeding women unless considered clearly necessary. Consult your doctor before using BETADIP CREAM.

When BETADIP CREAM is not recommended?

BETADIP CREAM is not recommended to use in patients having several skin conditions like acne, severe flushing of skin on and around the nose (rosacea), spotty red rash around the mouth (perioral dermatitis), itching around the back passage or private parts, infected skin, and itchy skin which is not inflamed. It is also not recommended to use in children below 1 year of age. Please consult your doctor before using BETADIP CREAM.

Is BETADIP CREAM safe for use by children?

BETADIP CREAM is generally not recommended for use in children under 1 year of age. Consult with your child’s doctor before using BETADIP CREAM.

Does BETADIP CREAM cause skin irritation?

Yes. Skin irritation is the most common side effect of BETADIP CREAM. Avoid hot baths, as hot water can irritate your skin further. Do not scratch the affected area. Use comfortable clothing when going outdoors. Regularly moisturize your skin. Consult your doctor if the symptoms get worse or persist.

Can I stop using BETADIP CREAM on my own?

It is very important to keep using BETADIP CREAM till the time your doctor has prescribed it to you. Do not stop taking it on your own even if your symptoms lessen and you feel better. If you stop using BETADIP CREAM suddenly, your condition may get worse. Consult with your doctor if you wish to discontinue using BETADIP CREAM.

Can I start using BETADIP CREAM in case of a reoccurrence of my condition?

If you experience a recurrence of your condition shortly after stopping treatment with BETADIP CREAM, within 2 weeks, do not restart using BETADIP CREAM without consulting a doctor. If your condition has resolved and on recurrence the redness extends beyond the initial affected area and there is a burning sensation, please seek medical advice before restarting treatment.

What precautions should be taken while using BETADIP CREAM?

Do not smoke or go near naked flames while getting treated with BETADIP CREAM due to the risk of severe burns. Fabric (clothing, bedding, dressing, etc.) that has been in contact with BETADIP CREAM burns more easily and is a serious fire hazard.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi. Corticosteroids. Drugs Essentials of medical pharmacology. 7th edition. 2013. Page – 289.

2. Sanaa A El-Gizawy, Maha Fadel, Basma Mourad, and Fatma El-zahraa Abd Elnaby. Betamethasone Dipropionate for Treatment of Localised Plaque Psoriasis. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Research gate. August 2017 [Accessed on 18th August 2022] https://www.researchgate.net/publication/318834216

3. Betamethasone. NIH National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. Pubchem. [Revised in August 2022] [Accessed on 18th August 2022] https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Betamethasone

4. Merck & Co., Inc. US Food and Drug Administration. [Revised in May 2019] [Accessed on 18th August 2022] https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2019/018741s040lbl.pdf

5. Glaxo Wellcome UK Ltd. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in March 2022] [Accessed on 18th August 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.930.pdf

6. Merck Canada Inc. [Revised in May 2020] [Accessed on 18th August 2022] https://pdf.hres.ca/dpd_pm/00057419.PDF

7. Glaxo Wellcome Operations. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in March 2022] [Accessed on 18th August 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.932.pdf

8. MIMS. Diprovate-RD (beclomethasone). [Accessed on 18th August 2022] https://www.mims.com/india/drug/info/diprovate-rd

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Absolute Eosinophil Count
  • Peripheral Smear Examination
  • Total IgE

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Ingredient
    BETAMETHASONE 0.1%
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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Betadip Cream 20gm

Betadip Cream 20gm Mkt: East West Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

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