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Betamethasone Dipropionate Cream

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Quick Overview

Betamethasone Dipropionate Cream contains betamethasone Dipropionate as an active pharmaceutical ingredient, which belongs to the synthetic adrenocorticosteroid that is meant for dermatologic use in an emollient base. This cream helps to protect the skin from itching, swelling and redness.

Quantity Strength Price Unit Price
1 Tube Betamethasone Dipropionate Cream .05 - 10gm Tube $4.00 $4.00
3 Tubes Betamethasone Dipropionate Cream .05 - 10gm Tube $6.00 $2.00
1 Tube Betamethasone Dipropionate Cream .05 - 20gm Tube $5.00 $5.00
3 Tubes Betamethasone Dipropionate Cream .05 - 20gm Tube $7.50 $2.50

Betamethasone Dipropionate Cream is a topical corticosteroid. It acts by discouraging the formation, release, and activity of different cells and chemicals that cause swelling, redness, and itching. It mimics the action of hydrocortisone. Hydrocortisone is a naturally occurring steroid produced in the body by the adrenal glands. Corticosteroid helps to suppress the immune system by its potent anti-inflammatory activity.  

Indications

Betamethasone Dipropionate Cream is a highly potent corticosteroid indicated for the aid of the inflammatory and pruritic signs of corticosteroid-responsive Dermatoses in patients 13 years and older. It is also used to treat skin conditions like eczema, dermatitis, allergies, and rash.

Contraindications

Contraindication is a condition in which a particular drug or treatment is not recommended. Betamethasone Dipropionate cream is contraindicated in case of

  • If the patient is hypersensitive to Betamethasone Dipropionate or any of the ingredients of this cream.

  • Do not use this cream if the patient is having a problem of thinning of the skin, a skin infection, tuberculosis, chickenpox, shingles, measles, a positive TB skin test, or have recently been vaccinated.

  • Do not recommend this cream to the pregnant ladies and lactating mothers

  • Do not use this cram if you are using any other topical creams preparation.

  • Do not recommend this cream to the children below 12years of age.

Drug interactions

When we take two or more drugs at a time they may interact with the activity of each other, this interaction varies the activity of recommended drug. Drugs that interact with the activity of Betamethasone Dipropionate cream are

Types of Drugs

Examples of Drugs

Oral Corticosteroids

Prednisone

Immunosuppressant drugs

Cyclosporine



STORAGE:

  • Keep this cream at room temperature at 15 - 30°C.

  • Keep this cream away from heat, moisture, and light.

  • Do not freeze.

  • Keep betamethasone Dipropionate cream out of the reach of children and away from pets.

How to apply

  • Wash your face properly before or after applying the cream.

  • Apply a small amount of cream to the affected area.

  • Rub gently over the face to distribute it evenly.

  • Wash your hand before or after the applying the cream.

  • Apply twice a day to get the best results.

Side effects

These are the unwanted effects of the medicine. side effects of Betamethasone Dipropionate cream are

Common side effects

Itching, burning, irritation or dryness

Rare side effects

Stretch marks, skin discoloration, acne, unwanted hair growth, hair follicles.

Serious side effects

Extreme tiredness, weight loss, swelling of feet, ankles, increased thrust, excessive urination, vision problem.

Allergic reactions

Rashes, itching, swelling, dizziness, trouble in breathing

 

Precautions

  • Precautions to be taken before using this medicine are

  • Do not cover the affected area with bandages, wrapping or dressing.

  • This cream is meant for topical use only.

  • Avoid contact of cream with eyes or mouth.

Missed dose:

If you miss a dose of betamethasone Dipropionate cream, apply it as soon as you recall. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not use double doses at once.

Overdose

Since it’s a topical preparation hence chances  of overdosing is not possible but if in any case you feel any type of allergic reaction or any type of discomfort immediately contact your health provider.


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