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Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm

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FORMULABetamethasone 0.1 % + Neomycin 0.5 %
COMPANYGSK Consumer Healthcare
TYPEOintment
About

About

Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm effectively combines a corticosteroid (betamethasone) and an antibiotic (neomycin) to eliminate bacterial infections and inflammation on the skin.Corticosteroids work by inhibiting the production of proteins that lead to inflammation by interacting with the human DNA sequence and preventing the transcription of proteins needed in an inflammatory process.Where as,antibiotic works by reducing the proliferation of bacteria and eliminating it from the body.

A thin layer of Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm is to be applied on the skin with clean hands 1-2 times per day or as advised by the physician.Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm is to be used under the care and supervision of a doctor and for a specified period of time only.Application/usage of Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm is not be stopped abruptly as that may lead to a recurrence of the ailment,therefore,Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm is gradually tapered off.Patients are advised to not stop using the Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm once they see or feel an improvement in their symptoms,which is likely to occur 2-3 weeks after starting treatment with Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm.

Mild side effects such as a stinging or burning sensation may be felt at the time of application for a few days.Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm is not considered safe to be prescribed to children under two years of age,nor to pregnant and breastfeeding women.Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm should not be prescribed to patients with known sensitivity to Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm or corticosteroids or to patients ingesting neuromuscular blockers or aminoglycoside antibiotics.

Indications

Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm can be used to treat:

  • Atopic dermatitis 
  • Nummular dermatitis 
  • Prurigo nodularis 
  • Psoriasis 
  • Lichen planus 
  • Neurodermatitis 
  • Seborrhoeic dermatitis
  • Allergic dermatitis 
  • Anal and genital 
  • Otitis externa 

How Does Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm Work

Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm effectively combines a corticosteroid (betamethasone) and an antibiotic (neomycin) to eliminate bacterial infections and inflammation on the skin.Corticosteroids work by inhibiting the production of proteins that lead to inflammation by interacting with the human DNA sequence and preventing the transcription of proteins needed in an inflammatory process.Where as,antibiotic works by reducing the proliferation of bacteria and eliminating it from the body.

How To Use Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm

A thin layer of Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm is to be applied on the skin with clean hands 1-2 times per day or as advised by the physician,usually for a period of 7 days.Do not use a rough hand and just gently apply Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm on the affected area.Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm is not meant to be covered after application if Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm is being used on diaper rashes;caretakers are advised to losely fasten diapers in such situations.

Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm is to be used under the care and supervision of a doctor and for a specified period of time only.Application/usage of Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm is not be stopped abruptly as that may lead to a recurrence of the ailment,therefore,Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm is gradually tapered off.Patients are advised to not stop using the Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm once they see or feel an improvement in their symptoms,which is likely to occur 2-3 weeks after starting treatment with Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm.

Dosage

Adult Dosage

A thin film of Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm is to be applied once or twice a day,as instructed by a physician.

Child Dosage

Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm is not deemed safe enough to be prescribed to patients aged 2 years and younger.For patients aged 24 months and above,Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm is considered safe and prescribed when necessary and under the care and supervision of a doctor.Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm is not recommended to be used for more than 7 days.

Elderly Dosage 

For eldery patients the dosage of the drug may be lower than normal due to decreased kidney function,Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm may not be effectively removed from the body and so,in such cases the doctor may prescribe an altered dose of the Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm.

Pregnancy Use And Lactation

This drug is not to be prescribed to expecting and lactating mothers as it may have fatal consequences for the unborn child.If you are applying Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm and become pregnant,inform your doctor immediately,the doctor will ask you to stop using Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm and is likely to replace it with a different pregnancy safe drug.Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm passes into breast milk is therefore not prescribed to lactating women.If you are planning to conceive and are taking Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm as treatment,then refer to the doctor.The physician is likely to change your medicine.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm:

  • Allergy to Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm or any other medicine or food substance 
  • Untreated skin infections 
  • Rosacea 
  • Acne vulgaris
  • Pruritus with no inflammation 
  • Perioral dermatitis 
  • Perianal and genital pruritus 
  • Fungal infections
  • Primary cutaneous viral infections

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm:

  • Pseudomembranous colitis 
  • Reversible hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis suppression 
  • Use in infants 
  • Cushing’s syndrome   

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm:

  • CYP3A inhibitors
  • Neuromuscular blockers (such as,atracurium)
  • Aminoglycoside antibiotics 

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines,Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm has certain side effects which include:

  • Stinging 
  • Burning sensation 
  • Dryness 
  • Redness of skin

These effects tend to be mild and resolve in a few days of taking Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm.

Rare Adverse Effects

If any of the following adverse effects are seen or felt,the patient is advised to immediately contact their doctor.

  • Unwanted hair growth 
  • Folliculitis 
  • Acne 
  • Skin pigmentation

How To Cope With Some Of The Adverse Effects

  • Dryness- apply a moisturizer to the skin and wait for 10-15 minutes after which apply Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm on to the skin.This will prevent skin from getting dry and flaky.
  • Redness Of The Skin- can be combated by applying a cold pack to the affected area.

Key Facts About Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm

  • Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm is a topical steroid 
  • Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm is not safe for pregnant and breastfeeding women
  • Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm is not safe to be given to children aged 24 months and younger.
  • Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm may cause dryness and stinging or burning after application

FAQs

#1.HOW TO STORE Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm?

Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm is to be kept away from the reach of children,in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

#2.CAN I TAKE Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm DURING MY PREGNANCY?

No,Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm is deemed unsafe to be applied during pregnancy.

#3.WHAT ARE COMMON SIDE EFFECTS CAUSED BY Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm?

  • Stinging 
  • Burning sensation 
  • Dryness 
  • Redness of skin

#4.WHAT LAB TESTS WILL BE PRESCRIBED WHILE TREATMENT WITH Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm AND HOW OFTEN?

The physician is likely to periodically (every 3-4 months) prescribe lab tests to monitor the patient’s blood glucose levels,kidney functions,liver functions and blood pressure levels.

#5.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE PAINKILLERS WHILE TAKING Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm?

Yes.Over the counter painkillers such as paracetamol are safe to be ingested along with Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm under the supervision of a doctor.

#6.WHY MUST I PROTECT MY SKIN FROM THE SUN WHILE TAKING Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm?

Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm can make the skin susceptible to certain non-melanoma cancers of the lip and skin.Patients are advised to wear sunscreen along with hats and gloves whenever possible to protect themselves from sun damage.

#7.IS Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm SAFE TO GIVE TO ELDERLY PATIENTS?

Yes.This drug can be easily and safely prescribed to patients above 1 year of age.For eldery patients the dosage of the drug may be lower than normal due to decreased kidney function,Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm may not be effectively removed from the body and so,in such cases the doctor may prescribe an altered dose of the Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm.

#8.HOW IS Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm SUPPOSED TO BE APPLIED?

Thin layer of Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm is to be applied on the skin with clean hands 1-2 times per day or as advised by the physician.Do not use a rough hand and just gently apply Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm on the affected area.Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm is not meant to be covered after application if Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm is being used on diaper rashes;caretakers are advised to losely fasten diapers in such situations.

#9.CAN I STOP APPLYING Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm NOW THAT MY SYMPTOMS HAVE GONE??

No.Application/usage of Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm is not be stopped abruptly as that may lead to a recurrence of the ailment,therefore,Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm is gradually tapered off.Patients are advised to not stop using the Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm once they see or feel an improvement in their symptoms,which is likely to occur 2-3 weeks after starting treatment with Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm.

#10.WHAT IF I TAKE TOO MUCH OF Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm?

 An extra dose or two of Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm is not known to cause any harm but an excess usage of Betnesol-N Eye 0.1%+0.5% Ointment 5 gm is a cause for concern and should be avoided and immediately reported to the doctor.

 

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