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Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm

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

About

Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 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 Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm is to be applied on the skin with clean hands 1-2 times per day or as advised by the physician.Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm is to be used under the care and supervision of a doctor and for a specified period of time only.Application/usage of Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm is not be stopped abruptly as that may lead to a recurrence of the ailment,therefore,Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm is gradually tapered off.Patients are advised to not stop using the Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm once they see or feel an improvement in their symptoms,which is likely to occur 2-3 weeks after starting treatment with Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm.

Mild side effects such as a stinging or burning sensation may be felt at the time of application for a few days.Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm is not considered safe to be prescribed to children under two years of age,nor to pregnant and breastfeeding women.Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm should not be prescribed to patients with known sensitivity to Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm or corticosteroids or to patients ingesting neuromuscular blockers or aminoglycoside antibiotics.

Indications

Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 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 Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm Work

Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 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 Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm

A thin layer of Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 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 Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm on the affected area.Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm is not meant to be covered after application if Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm is being used on diaper rashes;caretakers are advised to losely fasten diapers in such situations.

Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm is to be used under the care and supervision of a doctor and for a specified period of time only.Application/usage of Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm is not be stopped abruptly as that may lead to a recurrence of the ailment,therefore,Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm is gradually tapered off.Patients are advised to not stop using the Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm once they see or feel an improvement in their symptoms,which is likely to occur 2-3 weeks after starting treatment with Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm.

Dosage

Adult Dosage

A thin film of Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm is to be applied once or twice a day,as instructed by a physician.

Child Dosage

Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm is not deemed safe enough to be prescribed to patients aged 2 years and younger.For patients aged 24 months and above,Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm is considered safe and prescribed when necessary and under the care and supervision of a doctor.Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 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,Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm may not be effectively removed from the body and so,in such cases the doctor may prescribe an altered dose of the Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 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 Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm and become pregnant,inform your doctor immediately,the doctor will ask you to stop using Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm and is likely to replace it with a different pregnancy safe drug.Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm passes into breast milk is therefore not prescribed to lactating women.If you are planning to conceive and are taking Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 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 Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm:

  • Allergy to Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 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 Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 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 Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm:

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

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines,Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 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 Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 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 Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 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 Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm

  • Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm is a topical steroid 
  • Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm is not safe for pregnant and breastfeeding women
  • Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm is not safe to be given to children aged 24 months and younger.
  • Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm may cause dryness and stinging or burning after application

FAQs

#1.HOW TO STORE Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm?

Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 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 Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm DURING MY PREGNANCY?

No,Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm is deemed unsafe to be applied during pregnancy.

#3.WHAT ARE COMMON SIDE EFFECTS CAUSED BY Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm?

  • Stinging 
  • Burning sensation 
  • Dryness 
  • Redness of skin

#4.WHAT LAB TESTS WILL BE PRESCRIBED WHILE TREATMENT WITH Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 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 Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm?

Yes.Over the counter painkillers such as paracetamol are safe to be ingested along with Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm under the supervision of a doctor.

#6.WHY MUST I PROTECT MY SKIN FROM THE SUN WHILE TAKING Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm?

Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 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 Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 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,Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm may not be effectively removed from the body and so,in such cases the doctor may prescribe an altered dose of the Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm.

#8.HOW IS Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm SUPPOSED TO BE APPLIED?

Thin layer of Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 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 Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm on the affected area.Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm is not meant to be covered after application if Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm is being used on diaper rashes;caretakers are advised to losely fasten diapers in such situations.

#9.CAN I STOP APPLYING Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm NOW THAT MY SYMPTOMS HAVE GONE??

No.Application/usage of Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm is not be stopped abruptly as that may lead to a recurrence of the ailment,therefore,Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm is gradually tapered off.Patients are advised to not stop using the Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm once they see or feel an improvement in their symptoms,which is likely to occur 2-3 weeks after starting treatment with Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm.

#10.WHAT IF I TAKE TOO MUCH OF Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm?

 An extra dose or two of Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm is not known to cause any harm but an excess usage of Betnovate-N 0.1%+0.5% Cream 20 gm is a cause for concern and should be avoided and immediately reported to the doctor.

 

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