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INTRODUCTION

BETNOVATE C CREAM is a combination of Betamethasone and Iodochlorhydroxyquinoline which belongs to the group of medicines called Corticosteroids and Anti-infectives respectively. It is used to reduce the redness and itchiness of certain skin problems such as eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis or insect bites.

Eczema is a group of conditions that make your skin inflamed or irritated. It is also called as atopic dermatitis.

Psoriasis is an immune-mediated disease that causes raised, scaly patches on the skin due to systemic inflammation.

Before using this medicine inform your doctor if you have heart disease, liver disease, kidney disease.

Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors before using this medicine. The most common side effects are hot or burning, irritation, itching, skin rash. Consult your doctor if any of the side effects worsen.

USES OF BETNOVATE C CREAM

  • Used to reduce the redness and itchiness of certain skin problems such as eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis or insect bites

HOW BETNOVATE C CREAM WORKS

BETNOVATE C CREAM is a combination of Betamethasone and Iodochlorhydroxyquinoline. Betamethasone works by blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Iodochlorhydroxyquinoline works by preventing the growth and multiplication of both bacteria and fungi.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Use BETNOVATE C CREAM as advised by your physician. It is for external use only. Check the label for directions before use. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF BETNOVATE C CREAM

COMMON

  • hot or burning
  • irritation
  • itching
  • skin rash

RARE

Stop using BETNOVATE C CREAM and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • allergic reaction symptoms such as shortness of breath, wheezing or difficulty breathing, swelling of the face, lips, tongue or other parts of the body, rash, itching or hives on the skin, hay fever or fainting
  • skin thinning and appearance of stretch marks, changes to the colour of your skin, increase in hair growth, appearance of blood vessels under the surface of your skin

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

There is no proper information regarding the use of this medicine during pregnancy. Consult your doctor before using it.

BREASTFEEDING

There is no proper information regarding the use of this medicine during breast feeding. Consult your doctor before using it.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

BETNOVATE C CREAM is unlikely to affect your ability to operate machinery or to drive.

ALLERGY

Do not use BETNOVATE C CREAM if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Betamethasone or Iodochlorhydroxyquinoline or any other similar medicines such as other corticosteroids.

OTHERS

BETNOVATE C CREAM is not recommended for use if you have:

  • any other skin problems such as acne, severe flushing of skin on and around your nose (rosacea), spotty red rash around your mouth (perioral dermatitis), viral infections, such as cold sores, herpes or chicken pox, blisters or sores on your face and hands (impetigo) or other bacterial infections, fungal infections, such as ringworm, athletes’ foot or thrush, itching around your back passage (anus) or private parts (genitals)
  • an infection

Before using BETNOVATE C CREAM, inform your doctor if you have:

  • psoriasis
  • burning sensation

Use in Pediatrics:

BETNOVATE C CREAM is not recommended for use in children under 1 year of age. Consult your doctor before using.

Use in Geriatrics:

BETNOVATE C CREAM should be used with caution in elderly patients. Consult your doctor before using.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

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

  • vigabatran (used to treat epilepsy)
  • ritonovir (used to treat HIV)
  • itraconazole (used to treat fungal infections)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally uses too much of BETNOVATE C CREAM, contact your doctor immediately or go to a hospital straight away.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Betamethasone, Iodochlorhydroxyquinoline
Pharmacological Category :   Corticosteroids, Anti-infectives
Therapeutic Indication :   Reduce the redness and itchiness of certain skin problems such as eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis or insect bites
Dosage Forms :   Cream

MORE INFORMATION

•    Keep BETNOVATE C CREAM out of reach of children
•    Store at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT BETNOVATE C CREAM

Q: Can I stop using BETNOVATE C CREAM when my symptoms are relieved?

A: No, do not stop using this medicine and complete the full course of treatment, even if you feel better.

Q: How does BETNOVATE C CREAM works?

A: BETNOVATE C CREAM is a combination of Betamethasone and Iodochlorhydroxyquinoline. Betamethasone works by blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Iodochlorhydroxyquinoline works by preventing the growth and multiplication of both bacteria and fungi.

Q: Can I use BETNOVATE C CREAM during pregnancy?

A: There is no proper information regarding the use of this medicine during pregnancy. Consult your doctor before using it.

Q: Can I use BETNOVATE C CREAM during breast feeding?

A: There is no proper information regarding the use of this medicine during breast feeding. Consult your doctor before using it.

REFERENCES

1. Betnovate C Cream. [Accessed on April 15th 2022] http://mcs.open.ac.uk/nlg/old_projects/pills/corpus/PIL/data/Glaxo/BetnovateC_Cream/BetnovateC_Cream.html

2. Purna Pharmaceuticals. [Revised on May 2019] [Accessed on April 15th 2022] https://mhraproductsprod.blob.core.windows.net/docs-20200420/df1a3fa1e722638c5e1a247d02174deade95e15c

3. GlaxoSmithKline NZ Limited. [Accessed on April 15th 2022] https://www.medsafe.govt.nz/consumers/cmi/b/betnovate-c.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Complete Blood Count

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Country Of Origin
    India
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