FAQs ABOUT BETNOVATE N CREAM
Q: What is BETNOVATE N CREAM used for?
A: BETNOVATE N CREAM is a corticosteroid medicine used to reduce redness and itching of skin problems which involves the risks of infection (such as eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis or insect bites).
Q: How to apply BETNOVATE N CREAM?
A: Apply a thin layer of BETNOVATE N CREAM on the affected area or as directed by the physician. It is for external use only. Wash your hands before and after application.
Q: What precautions must be followed while applying BETNOVATE N CREAM?
A: While applying BETNOVATE N CREAM, make sure not to apply BETNOVATE N CREAM in and around the areas of the eyes, ears, nose, mouth, anus or any open wounds. Make sure not to cover the application site with bandages, dressings or tight-fitting clothes nor wear nappies to children after application. Only use BETNOVATE N CREAM for the duration prescribed by your doctor. Apply a thin layer of BETNOVATE N CREAM. Also, inform your doctor before using BETNOVATE N CREAM if you have any other skin problems such as acne, rosacea or viral or fungal skin infections
Q: Is BETNOVATE N CREAM a steroid?
A: Yes. BETNOVATE N CREAM contains two medicines namely, Betamethasone and Neomycin. Betamethasone is a steroid medication. It blocks the release of certain chemicals in the body (such as prostaglandins) that causes inflammation, redness and swelling. When applied topically on the skin, it reduces redness, soreness, pain, itching and swelling.
Q: What are the most common side effects of BETNOVATE N CREAM?
A: The most common side effects of using BETNOVATE N CREAM are burning, irritation and itching at the site of application, skin thinning, changes in skin colour, increased hair growth and stretch marks. Consult your doctor if any of these side effect troubles you.
Q: How does BETNOVATE N CREAM works?
A: BETNOVATE N CREAM reduces redness, soreness, pain, itching and swelling of the skin. It can also kill the susceptible bacteria that causes skin infection.
Q: Can I use a higher dose of BETNOVATE N CREAM?
A: No. It is not safe to use a higher dose of BETNOVATE N CREAM without consulting your doctor. If the prescribed dose is less effective for you, kindly consult your doctor for a suitable high dose or for an alternative therapy.
Q: Can I use BETNOVATE N CREAM daily?
A: Your doctor will evaluate your health condition and suggests whether can you use BETNOVATE N CREAM every day or not.
Q: Can I stop using BETNOVATE N CREAM once by pain reduces?
A: Use BETNOVATE N CREAM for the stipulated duration recommended by your doctor to achieve maximum results. If you are using this medicine for a prolonged period, sudden withdrawal may cause symptoms like severe skin redness and itching, burning and stinging and skin peeling.
Q: Can BETNOVATE N CREAM be used in children?
A: BETNOVATE N CREAM is not recommended for use in infants aged less than 2 years. It should be used in children (aged above 2 years) only if prescribed by the physician. Therefore, consult your doctor before using it.
Q: What to do if I forgot to apply a dose of BETNOVATE N CREAM?
A: If you forgot to apply a dose of BETNOVATE N CREAM, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next dose of BETNOVATE N CREAM, skip the missed dose and apply the next one regularly. Do not apply a double dose of BETNOVATE N CREAM to compensate the missed ones.
Q: Can BETNOVATE N CREAM be used in pregnant women?
A: BETNOVATE N CREAM is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless considered necessary by the physician. Therefore, consult your doctor before using it.