Betamethasone will not help with skin conditions such as impetigo, rosacea and acne.
Can betamethasone dipropionate be used on the face?
Do not use the topical cream, gel, lotion, ointment, and spray on the face, scalp, groin, or underarms unless directed to do so by your doctor. Do not use on skin areas that may rub or touch together. To use: Wash your hands with soap and water before and after using this medicine.
Can you put betamethasone on open skin?
If you are using a scalp application, apply it to dry hair, rub it in gently, and then allow the area to dry again naturally. Do not use betamethasone on any areas of open or infected skin unless you have a preparation which also contains an antibacterial or antifungal agent (such as Fucibet® or Lotriderm®).
What happens if you use too much betamethasone?
What happens if I overdose on Betamethasone Topical (Diprolene)? Long term use of high doses can lead to thinning skin, easy bruising, changes in body fat (especially in your face, neck, back, and waist), increased acne or facial hair, menstrual problems, impotence, or loss of interest in sex.
Can clotrimazole and betamethasone be used on the face?
Do not use betamethasone and clotrimazole cream on the face or underarms. This medicine may raise the chance of cataracts or glaucoma.
Does Skderm cream treat pimples?
Sk Derm®a. It is indicated for acne and one of the reported side-effects was skin lightening. SK Derm is an ointment and contains betamethasone (corticoid), clotrimazole (antifungal) and gentamicin (antibiotic). It is indicated for acne and one of the reported side-effects was skin lightening.
Can betamethasone be used on lips?
Do not take by mouth. Topical medicine is for use only on the skin. Read and carefully follow any Instructions for Use provided with your medicine.
What are the side effects of betamethasone?
Betamethasone may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:
- burning, itching, irritation, stinging, redness, or dryness of the skin.
- unwanted hair growth.
- skin color changes.
- bruising or shiny skin.
- tiny red bumps or rash around the mouth.
How many times a day can you use betamethasone?
Adults—Apply to the affected area of the skin one to three times per day. Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.
What is comparable to betamethasone?
Betamethasone valerate is another preparation also used, sometimes in the management of skin conditions such as eczema. Betamethasone is similar to desonide (Desonate, Desowen), hydrocortisone, methylprednisolone (Medrol Dosepak), prednisone (Rayos), and triamcinolone (Kenalog).
Does Betnesol cause weight gain?
Yes, Betnesol Tablet may cause weight gain, especially when taken at high doses and used for a long time or repeated short courses. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking Betnesol Tablet.
Can betamethasone cause skin discoloration?
Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects. Tell your doctor promptly if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: stretch marks, skin thinning/discoloration, acne, extreme/unwanted hair growth, “hair bumps” (folliculitis).
Is betnovate C good for pimples?
Q: Can Betnovate-C cream be used for acne and pimples? A: No, Betnovate-C cream should not be used for acne and pimples or any skin conditions for which the root cause is not clear. It can worsen acne. Betnovate-C cream should be used only if your doctor has prescribed it for you.
Can clotrimazole treat fungal acne?
Clotrimazole treats fungal skin infections, such as athlete’s foot. Use it two or three times each day. Continue to use the preparation for a week or so after all signs of the infection have gone.
About clotrimazole for skin infections.
|Type of medicine||An antifungal|
|Available as||Cream, spray and topical solution|
What happens if you put steroid cream on your face?
The use of topical corticosteroids on the face can result in harmful skin effects such as atrophy, telangiectasia and periorificial dermatitis. These adverse reactions are greater with the more potent steroids but can be minimised by limiting use on the face.
Which steroid cream is safe for face?
Examples of low-potency topical steroids include fluocinolone 0.01%; hydrocortisone butyrate 0.1%; and hydrocortisone 1%, 2.5%. These agents are the safest for long-term use, for application over large surface areas, for use on the face or areas of the body with thinner skin, and for use in children.