BETAMIL CREAM

11.20

20 gm in 1 tube

MANUFACTURER
Merck Ltd
SALT COMPOSITION
Betamethasone (0.05% w/w)
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Description

Overview

INTRODUCTION

Betamil Cream belongs to a group of medicines called steroid. It is used to treat allergic conditions. It relieves inflammation, itching, and redness of various skin disorders. It works by preventing the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.

Betamil Cream is only meant for external use and should be used as advised by your doctor. You should normally wash and dry the affected area before applying a thin layer of the medicine. Avoid any contact with your eyes, nose or mouth. Rinse it off with plenty of water if you accidentally get it in these areas. Avoid covering the treated area with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor.

Using of the medicine may cause burning sensation and irritation at the site of application. These are temporary and usually go away with time. However, if they persist or worsen, let your doctor know.

USES OF BETAMIL CREAM

  • Allergic conditions

SIDE EFFECTS OF BETAMIL CREAM

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Betamil

  • Skin irritation
  • Erythema (skin redness)

HOW TO COPE WITH SIDE EFFECTS?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Skin irritation
    There are many treatments for a wide range of skin problems. Avoid hot showers or baths because hot water can irritate the skin. Make sure to pat dry your skin after a bath or shower. Do not rub or scratch the affected area. Leave the skin exposed to the air as much as possible. Do not use perfumed soaps or deodorants. Water containing chlorine can make most skin problems worse, so avoid swimming. Avoid spicy foods, alcohol, tobacco smoke and caffeine as it may also make itching worse. Avoid excessive sun exposure. Always use sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors. Moisturizers can be used regularly to soothe and hydrate the affected area. If it does not get better within a week, speak to a pharmacist or doctor.

HOW TO USE BETAMIL CREAM

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

HOW BETAMIL CREAM WORKS

Betamil Cream is a steroid. It works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy.

SAFETY ADVICE

warnings

Alcohol

No interaction found/established
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Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Betamil Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
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Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Betamil Cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
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Driving

No interaction found/established
warnings

Kidney

No interaction found/established
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Liver

No interaction found/established

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE BETAMIL CREAM?

If you miss a dose of Betamil Cream, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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