Betnovate Lotion 0.1% 60ml
Betnovate Lotion 0.1% 60ml is available as a cream and an ointment. It is a topical corticosteroid, which is applied to the body surface (skin). Betnovate Lotion 0.1% 60ml is used to help relieve the redness, swelling, itching and discomfort of various skin problems such as: eczema
This medicine is used to treat Psoriasis (skin disease characterized by red, itchy and scaly patches), Lichen simplex (dry patchy skin), planus eczema (inflammatory disorders causing purplish flat skin bumps), otitis externa (ear inflammation), prurigo (intensely itchy spots), seborrheic dermatitis (skin condition mainly affecting the scalp), contact dermatitis (red, itchy rash due to allergy), steroid-responsive dermatoses of the scalp (skin lesion or defect of the scalp), and severe dandruff.
he patients administered with this medicine may experience irritation at application site, redness and dryness, pruritus (severe skin itching), numbness of fingers, skin cracking/tightening, secondary infection (infection occurring other than the primary infection), skin atrophy (skin degeneration), malaria, telangiectasia (small, widened blood vessels), cushingoid changes (changes due to excess of cortisol related medicine/agent), adrenal suppression, and allergies.
When Not To Use
The patients receiving monotherapy for primary bacterial infections such as impetigo (skin infection), paronychia (fingernail or toenail skin inflammation), erysipelas (bacterial skin infection), cellulitis (skin infection causing red, painful patches), angular cheilitis (inflammation of mouth corners or area around mouth) and erythrasma (skin infection affecting underarms, groin and skin between toes), treatment for rosacea (enlarged facial blood vessels), and with perioral dermatitis (red rash around mouth) or acne, untreated fungal or viral infections or parasitic infestations, burns, acne or rosacea, perioral dermatitis, widespread plaque psoriasis (red, itchy skin), perianal or genital pruritus (severe skin itching) and pruritus without inflammation should avoid use of this medicine.